Get your lottery tickets for life

The odds of winning a million dollar lottery are next to impossible yet many people play them. What I find interesting is the conversations amongst people discussing the lottery and the potential of winning. “What would you do if you won?”  is a common question and the responses vary so much. What I find most…

MacGyver

The TV character MacGyver was a TV hero of mine. He could get into trouble and always find a way out by being very crafty with what ever he had on hand. I love problem solving and MacGyver had the cool solutions to tough problems. It was entertaining to see the solutions come together and…

Achieving Engagement

A recent gallup poll got me thinking about the challenges we face. The 2012 poll revealed that while in America there is a more engaged workforce (30%) than the rest of the world (13%) there is still a staggering 52% that are not engaged and 18% that are actively disengaged. One interesting data set is…

with risk comes rewards?

In trying to teach my 11 year old son how someone can become financially wealthy I had to really think about how I wanted to explain myself to him. I could have used any number of stories of how people work hard, study hard, and then it all pays off but I found myself looking…

with risk comes rewards?

In trying to teach my 11 year old son how someone can become financially wealthy I had to really think about how I wanted to explain myself to him. I could have used any number of stories of how people work hard, study hard, and then it all pays off but I found myself looking…

Connection – Potential – Rewards

Making a good Connection¬† creates Potential¬† for great Rewards I have had the good fortune to learn from leaders in the world of people coaching. I have found my own ideas/styles emerging as I add my own experience and knowledge into the recipe that I have gained from these awesome influences. Of late my perspective…

recipes for success – relationship * possibility * action

One of the most powerful concepts of the coaching practices that I have learned is to think of our interactions with the idea of three types of conversation: relationship, possibility and action. There is no script for each of these conversations to happen but rather the practice of seeing your conversations through these lenses has…