What I’ve Learned from the Young Leaders of Stoneman Douglas High School

I took the picture that accompanies this post from atop a trash can at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Montana Avenue in Santa Monica on Saturday. Thousands of people rallied there at the...

Some People Are Your Greatest Assets

Build Your Business Around the Exceptions Most employees are interchangeable parts in your corporate machine. Your employees may be great people. They may be smart, talented, and attractive. They may be volunteer firefighters, soccer...

The Secret Power of Wasting Time

One New Year's Resolution That Probably Saved My Life Studies show that most New Year’s resolutions flop a month or less after we make them. Gyms all over the country are banking on...

Three Basic Truths About People That Busy Leaders Should Not Ignore

Lately, I’ve been working with a company that’s about to make a big leap. They have a potentially world-changing product and are on the cusp of scaling up in a big way. It’s very...

Five Quick Posts on How to Be Successful in 2018

Happy new year everyone! Here’s hoping that 2018 is everything you want it to be. To give you some fuel for the journey, here are five quick posts about how to set yourself up for...

Martin Luther King’s Nobel Cause

The Story Behind Winning the Peace Prize Martin Luther King’s path to the Nobel Peace Prize took him to several countries and included encounters with J. Edgar Hoover, and the founders of the British...

Your Best Year Ever, Without the Resolutions

My New Book Can Set You up for Success in 2018 If you are late to the game in making your New Year’s resolutions, I have an idea for you: Don’t do it. New...

Confessions of a Reluctant Goal Setter

5 Lessons I Learned from Taking the Plunge I have a confession to make. It’s that time of year again: Everyone is talking about setting goals, New Year’s resolutions, and how this year is...

Look for the Good Apples

Leverage Your Attitude, Save the Whole Barrel When the conversation turned to his status as the first American to hold the much-coveted WBC World Heavyweight Championship belt in eight years, no one would’ve batted...

5 Reasons Resolutions Fail

Why They Don’t Work and What You Should Do Instead Millions of Americans admit to making New Year’s resolutions. Most of us can stick it out a few weeks, but fewer than half are...