The $100 Pay It Forward Challenge

The $100 Pay It Forward Challenge

Atlanta, GA – The $100 Pay It Forward Challenge Does giving have financial as well as emotional benefits? Here is the challenge for this year. Begin with $100 and anonymously pay forward to a few deserving people that you come into contact. Keep a register to track...
Building Great Teams

Building Great Teams

Marietta, GA – Building Great Teams!   My old friend #BobKyle shared with me this morning his secret to building great teams. 1.- Enable your team with good tools, 2.- Empower your team by giving autonomy with authority and, 3.- Encourage your team to embrace...
You Become What You Think About

You Become What You Think About

Cincinnati, OH – You Become What You Think About   How do you know “what” to do if you don’t know “what” you want? Our mind is coded like a supercomputer to process the inputs that we give it.   It’s like the adage from my IBM days, “Garbage in,...
Great quote from Thomas Paine

Great quote from Thomas Paine

Cincinnati, OH – Great quote from Thomas Paine   “The world is my country, All mankind is my brethren, And to do good is my religion.”   Thomas Paine American Revolution Period (1776 – 1783)   We contribute to our world when we think beyond our own...
Why?

Why?

Monticello, GA – WHY is the best question   “There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” -William Barclay   Technologists and Managers do their best work determining HOW businesses get things done. We still...
Know your Customer

Know your Customer

Atlanta, GA – Know your Customer   A very wise manager of mine at GE named Jim Hoff gave me some very important guidance regarding Customers. He asked me these two questions:   Does the Customer need what we are selling? If they don’t really need our product...