How to Start Systemizing Your Business

It takes years to grasp certain business ideas and being the painter VS the paint is one of them. Once you understand the concept yourself, you will want to teach others on your team. When you’re trying to teach…


2 Types Of Leadership

Years ago, I was having leadership issues in my company. I had opened a second location. And for the first time my team was divided in two different locations leaving me with less control. I was losing great people…


Feeling Depressed? Help Someone Else

I was listening to a podcast about psychology yesterday and the doctor was explaining that someone who is depressed is always thinking about what others think about them. People who are depressed don’t really look you in the eyes. They…


Before You Delegate

      The ability to delegate is one of the most important abilities of a leader. Without it, leaders get stuck doing everything but leading – which isn’t good for anyone in the company. But before you delegate…


The Secret to Being Remarkable

My biggest weakness is by far my organizational skills. It’s something I’ve been wrestling with my whole life. I used to lie to myself saying that my chaotic work flow helped my creativity or that I was right brain…

diving deep

Living Deep

So many people go through life swimming on the surface of the water. They have shallow conversations, shallow relationships and do shallow work. They choose to swim on the surface because they fear diving deep. “It’s dangerous down below”…


It’s a Different Pigmentation Stupid

It’s mind boggling to me that we still have racism today. A friend of mine tells me that in his small town he often hears racist comments or “jokes” that make him feel uncomfortable but he’s not sure how…


Hiring Superstars

The most expensive lessons I’ve learned in business have come from hiring the wrong people. Poor candidates lie all the time. They lie in resumes, interviews and references. Most books on how to get hired teach candidates deceptive tactics…


3 Common Barriers to Business Growth

Barrier #1: The need to grow leaders below you You can only scale so far on your own. If you’re always giving your team the answers, you never allow the people below you to think and grow for themselves.…


Word of Mouth

Please Don’t Tell is a cocktail bar in NYC that was recommended to me by 3 different people. If it wasn’t for the recommendations and the directions there’s no way I would have found it. The bar doesn’t have…


Avoiding Issues

Whether it’s a customer or a partner – what causes pain is often the false image of how things are suppose to be. One person thinks things are going to be one way only to be disappointed by them…


What If Every Day Repeated Itself?

Would you get bored? Would you live by your instincts? Feel depressed? Feel angry and annoyed? Numb yourself with drugs or alcohol? Contemplate suicide? Doing all the things that serve your ego. Or with this godly power would you…


Stories, Rituals and Power

Take a look at a court room. The people at the front wear long black robes.  They give each other the “judicial handshake”. They’re all seated by seniority with the judge in the middle sitting higher than everyone else.…


Stop Living in Fear

I’m at the airport waiting for a flight to NYC.  The TV above my head is annoyingly blaring the news about what’s going on in the world. I haven’t watched TV for many years so I’m sensitive to what’s…