Mindset

From Humiliation to $20M in Sales

Times change, and with it we must change too. The following story is about a very unusual product called the Microplane Grater. If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen (or Williams Sonoma), you know exactly what I am talking about. It is a little device that shreds block of parmesan cheese effortlessly. […]

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Re-Inventing Your Products: Citibank Example

An example of how to re-invent your products and company.

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The Olympics and Mental Toughness

It’s been a while since my last post as I took some time off to enjoy the birth of our third child over the holidays and to manage a recent doubling of my client base. In looking at my clients, I’ve made a few observations which I’d like to point out — observations that tie […]

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Business Winners vs. “Losers”

I was in Baltimore last week speaking to members of the CEO Club of Baltimore. I noticed several people in the room were have great sales and profits in 2009. Today’s video explains what these companies had in common and how they were successful in deciding to NOT participate in the Great Recession.

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The Seriously Ugly Win

I’ve had an incredibly busy month these past few weeks. Tis is the season that many new clients of mine are making their strategic and operating plans for 2010. I am doing the same for my business – thinking through what went right this year vs. what went wrong. What I liked vs. what I […]

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