How to Have Your Best Year Yet!

2016 in Review ~ 2017 in View This is the time each year to have a serious reflection about the past year and to gain a clear direction about the coming year. Every year I hear people say (and I have said as well)… “Whew, I’m glad that year is over. I’m ready for a new year”. But in reality, it was not the “year” that was bad; it was the circumstances, situations, and decisions that might not have been so good. Some of these things were …

Have You had Your 15 Minutes of Fame?

We have all seen the news when a big event happens. The news camera usually focusses on someone who doesn’t have a clue, and the reporter asks questions. This is their time to shine in the sun. They were not expecting it nor were they prepared for it. They say things on live television that will make them kick themselves later. This was their 15 minutes of fame. Think about it, 15 minutes is not …

The Go-To Guy

Every organization and every team has a “go-to” person (and every team needs them). They can get something accomplished when it seems like no one else can. Leaders love go-to people. When deadlines are looming and opportunities are opening up, this is the person an organization leans on. If you are the go-to person, or if you would like to be, may I give you some things to consider? Understand your potential. I am sure you have …

4 Key Leadership Facts about the Rear View Mirror

  It’s hot in Georgia. It’s so hot that my rearview mirror fell off of my windshield the other day. The glue just said, “I can’t take it anymore, I give up”. It made me start thinking about why I needed a rearview mirror any way. I was busy and it took me a couple of days to stop by the auto parts store to pick up the glue to re-attach it. In the mean time …

5 Business Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Author: Jeff Hannah – Consultant/Connexus Group Read more about Jeff here… I’ve made plenty of mistakes in business – many have cost me dearly. I’ve learned much from those poor choices, which I want to share with you. These are the five most important lessons that I’ve learned the hard way, as I look back over my 25+ year career – as an employee, and as an employer. I hope that these lessons can help …