We need to take some time to think through what we are doing and how we are doing it. Not at a shallow level, but at a more in-depth level. We need to really look at the nervous systems of our organizations, and well as the flowcharts for maintaining and operating a successful body.
The only way to truly be successful is to seek mastery. The people that are masters in their field make the most money, are the most successful and have stability and longevity. As Alan Pease once said, “Brain surgeons earn 10 times that of a general practitioner. It pays to be an expert.”
I want to see a brighter day when companies and organizations are led by leaders who are inspired, dedicated, and skillful in the way they lead their teams. Let’s tear down the old bronze monuments to arrogance, incompetence, and management by intimidation. Let the revolution begin.
Searching for and finding your purpose is hard work and is a process, not an overnight decision or a sudden revelation. Once you know your purpose, the workflows, the motivation rises and productivity reaches an all-time high.
As a consultant, I have spent lots of time helping clients shape and build their company cultures. The culture your company creates affects everything that you do and how you do it. Here are six tips and ideas to help you build your organizational culture.
I was approached by my bank, who we’ll refer to as BIG Bank, ten months ago. Their pitch was, “Gee, we think you are a great customer, and we appreciate your business, so we would like to refinance your mortgage because the interest rate is a bit high.”
In just a few weeks, millions of people will be sitting down to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. And, like my fellow Americans, my mouth waters at the thought of turkey, and I savor a good slice of pumpkin pie. But here are two things that too many people don’t think about
As a professional speaker and book author, I often teach programs and coach executives on how to be more creative and innovative. Everyone that I work with wants to know what the secrets are to be more creative. The reality is simple, it’s just about making small changes. The good
I have a birthday coming up soon and I will be turning 57 years old. This is has led me to think more about what it means to age as a man and what it means to fight against the ravages of age. A few weeks ago I wrote an
One of the biggest challenges of leading a company is managing the work of other people. In managing the work of other people, one of the hardest tasks is making sure that you maximize productivity with each employee. Here however, is the problem- everything you know about employee productivity is wrong. As a leadership
What you don’t know can hurt your leadership I travel all over the country facilitating leadership programs for companies, and I have come to a conclusion: most managers do not have a clue about how to motivate employees. They ask me why employees aren't motivated, why they won't work harder and why they aren't
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaYII8yWgYk Speaker and coach Shawn Doyle traces the steps he took from an otherwise good sales job (“I liked it, but I didn’t love it”) to finding his passion as an executive coach, life coach and motivational speaker. Today, Shawn Doyle delivers over 100 talks each year in the
By Shawn Doyle I have been lucky enough to have several mentors in my life, and they have had an immeasurable impact on me. Let me repeat - they have had an impact on me that you cannot possibly imagine. Why is it important to have a mentor? I wrote
Are you a beacon...or a blowtorch? I want you to imagine that I go to your office when you are not there. When I am at your office I decide to survey the team that reports to you. The subject of the survey? Yes, we are doing a survey about
Four mistakes that I made and the business mistakes I see many making every day along with the business lessons learned. Maybe it is time to check on the nervous system of your business and get a checkup.
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel