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Pushing Through to the Finish – The Performance Gap

There are countless things that stop people from reaching their goals.  I have been studying "the Performance Gap" for three years and some people push through and others quit on their way to completing their desired tasks.  Pushing through to the finish is not always...

The Performance Gap – Law Firm Training

There is a performance gap that exists inside many law firms.  Law firm training programs often miss the mark, but I brings something different. The Performance Gap is real in all industries, but working with attorneys is one of my favorite things.  This gap is not...

Recipe for the Best Keynote Speaker

When planning your conference, you want to find ways to ensure that everything on your agenda is amazing.  Finding the "Best Keynote Speaker" is not always as easy as the planning committee might think, and it is vital to remember that a keynote speaker is NOT a...

The Performance Gap – Keynote Presentation for 2020

The Performance Gap: How to go from Potential to Results Engage Your Team Corporate training that focuses on the performance gap is key to the success of your company.  Company leaders want their teams to be excellent at their jobs, as performance impacts the bottom...

Sometimes You Fail – Try New Things

Teaching business people to try new things is an important part of my work. Systems are important, but systems can be limiting.  We need to strike a good balance between having processes and procedures, and letting our teams (and ourselves) push beyond our comfort...

How To Recession Proof Your Company in 2020

No matter what industry you work in, the economy impacts your business. There is lots of talk of a pending recession, but how do you recession proof your company? Looking back to the recession that began in 2008, many were directly or indirectly touched by the banking...

Overcoming The Paradox of Potential in 2020

As your company looks toward the new year, there are many things that are most likely holding people back from doing all they can to succeed. It is rare I talk to a CEO or other manager who is confident that everyone in their organization is getting maximum results. ...

Take Ownership of Your Life / Career

A popular topic with managers who want me to speak at their company is "Take Ownership of Your Life / Career".  In my research on how people navigate the gap between potential and performance, talking ownership (the good and the bad) of their own actions is a proven...

Feeling “Meh”. Fine Is Not Good Enough

Feeling MEH is not a good thing.  We all deserve more. Don't settle. How are you?  "Fine".  We hear that answer far too often from people. Are they really fine?  And it so, is that enough? The truth is I know what it is to be feelinig "Meh". Is "Fine" that much better...

Conference Attendee Recruitment – Experience Is Key

Live Events Rock. Reading an article by Samantha Whitehorne on the ASAE Blog, "How To Get Current Attendees To Recruit New Ones" got me thinking about the power of people in the meetings industry. Conference attendee recruitment is key to success of annual events. ...