Business Strategies

Jul 2, 2024

Culture: You can’t “live it” if you can’t “define it!”

By |2024-07-02T17:20:55+00:00July 2nd, 2024|Business Strategies|

Any discussion of “culture” begins with a clear definition. I like this one. “Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.” - Malcolm Bradbury. On a basic level, “culture” is the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, values, attitudes, and behaviors acquired and activated by a group of people. [...]

Jun 28, 2024

Getting Stuck in a Toxic Culture

By |2024-06-28T22:11:14+00:00June 28th, 2024|Business Strategies|

Let’s talk about “culture.” All organizations: companies, associations, non-profits, even the neighborhood lemonade stand, have one. Culture, which I define as an operating environment, core values and process initiatives, guide and fuel what is either an organization’s greatest strength or most dangerous weakness. The issue of “toxic culture” is one I’ve contended with this year [...]

Mar 2, 2023

Change is inevitable, except from vending machines

By |2024-06-28T21:53:05+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Business Strategies|

Yes, change is with us. It is life's only constant, and it's often challenging and mostly difficult to embrace. But there’s another, more irritating and immovable obstacle standing in the way of successful organizational development; the Change Saboteur. This person often is a "senior" leader, who seems bent on doing whatever they can to [...]

Dec 18, 2017

2017 was a WONDERFUL YEAR of Full-Throttle Goodness!

By |2022-08-17T19:56:28+00:00December 18th, 2017|Business Strategies, Giving Back, Influence, Leadership, Uncategorized|

In the 1946 Christmas Classic, "It's a Wonderful Life," George Bailey is a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others. When an unexpected calamity occurs, a despondent and angry George decides everyone he knows would be better off without him. Help arrives in the form of Guardian Angel 2nd Class [...]

Apr 21, 2016

Fueling Your Ride with “Passion-Power & Purpose” to Give-Back and Change the World

By |2022-08-17T19:56:28+00:00April 21st, 2016|Business Strategies, Giving Back, Influence, Leadership, Passion-Power-Purpose|

I have been riding motorcycles for about 45 years; it is what I do for pure enjoyment. There are few things better than getting out on the open road, seeing new places and meeting interesting people.  In 2013, I had the opportunity to check off the item sitting in the Number One spot on my [...]

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