In these critical economic times, all countries need leaders that know how to develop and drive profits.

So what type of leader are you? In fact, are you even a leader? I was privilaged to listen to Jerry Straks the President of Petra Consulting interviewing a man I have a great deal of respect for, Steve Burges. Steve is a very successful businessman and a true leader.

Steve spoke to the subject of,

“Three Universal Principles of Enlightened Leadership”

Here are his three points as taken by me in this very informative seminar: [Read more…]


FocusWhat is it and why is it important in business, any business?

Mental focus is what allows us to attract the things we want into our lives and our business. If you want sales, focus on that. If you want more customers, focus on that. If you want more revenue, focus on that. The universal law is this,

That which you focus upon will expand.

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The Secret

Recently Oprah had the author of “The Secret” on with those who’re teaching “The Secret” to anyone that will listen. Those last two words are truly the subject of my blog today.

Every heard the expression that “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make them drink?” Well, when it comes to teaching or learning something, anything the student has to be prepared to hear the message. [Read more…]

It’s about time . . .

This is a story that was received by Bob Gallo** in his email. He shared it with friends he felt would benefit from this. I share it with you in that same unselfish spirt.

. . . Thank you for your time,

We forget sometimes because we get caught up in our busy world.

A young man learns what’s most important in life from the guy next door.

It had been some time since Jack had seen the old man. College, girls, career, and life itself got in the way. In fact, Jack moved clear across the country in pursuit of his dreams. There, in the rush of his busy life, Jack had little time to think about the past and often no time to spend with his wife and son. He was working on his future, and nothing could stop him.

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Opportunity defined

Too often we find that an opportunity is not an opportunity. Unfortunately, we find it out much too late. Late as in we’ve already counted on it as a “sure sale,” or we’ve spent money on trips, expenses in general or valuable time that can’t be recovered. The purpose is this article is to explore the great “Why?”

A good part of our answer has to do with human nature. Most of us want to believe in people. This leads to “glossing over” many of the points of any discussion as opposed to asking the hard questions. We fail to do the necessary due diligence by asking for proof. We don’t because we’re either afraid to hear the answer, don’t want that answer or afraid of offending the person with whom your attempting to conduct business.

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