Coaching

Retaining Your Top Talent

It’s Crazy Out There It’s never been harder to hire talented staff right now. Every person I know who is looking for work is finding work. And often multiple offers. Even crazier is that they’re getting offers that are incredible…

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You Don’t Need Another Course

I know this is a crazy post to write – right as I’m getting ready to publish 9 courses on this site. But if you’ve been reading on this site long enough you know this is a pretty big pitch-free…

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The Challenge of Lessons Learned

Are “Lessons Learned” Real? I’ve spent the week talking with business owners at CaboPress. One of the things that constantly surprises me is how much we know collectively that we don’t apply to our own, or each others’ situations. It…

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Analyzing the Competition

Why is is important to analyze the competition? Anytime I hear someone say, “we don’t have any competition,” I know two things. First, they are defining competition incorrectly. Second, they’re in for trouble when it comes to growth. It’s why…

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On Perfectionism

I don’t know when it happened. Or rather, I don’t know when things changed. I clearly remember a time when the internal monologue in my head was negative every time I failed. And I clearly recognize that today that voice…

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Our Instincts are Wrong

Are Your Instincts Serving You? Imagine that you and I are sitting in the living room, hanging out. And suddenly you hear a small sound – a knocking of sorts. Then it’s a bit of a sliding sound. I interrupt…

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