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Leadership NOW

Business, Leadership

It’s More Than First Impressions Recently, I had the opportunity to address the 2010 LEAD Brevard graduating class. I want to share with you some of the conversation from that evening because we desperately need quality leadership.  “Change” has become…

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So You Want to Open your Own Business?

Business, Leadership

A Game Plan for Entrepreneurial Success Information on how to run a business is readily available.  The real question is: “what is a good business idea and how do I know if it will work?”  Here are some concepts to…

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Capitol Ideas: Fighting for our Future

Business, Leadership

Each generation seems to have an event that serves as a defining moment.  For many of our parents they remember where they were when the attack on Pearl Harbor was announced.  That event galvanized and mobilized a generation and forever…

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Leaving the Waffle House

Business, Leadership

Never Underestimate the Power of Resolve In 1519, Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortés landed with a fleet of twelve ships near the present day city of Veracruz, Mexico. With a flotilla of less than one thousand soldiers, a dozen horses and…

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“Why Should I Believe You?”

Business, Leadership

3 Questions that Determine Leadership Credibility Employees of the younger generations, Gen X and New Millennial, encompass half of the U.S. workforce. These generations don’t bow to authority, they question it. They don’t automatically believe that leaders are telling the…

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Hearing the Cry for Freedom!

Business, Leadership

Hearing the Cry for Freedom! Linking Economic Independence and Personal Liberty “Remember democracy never lasts long.  It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself.  There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” – John Adams, April 15, 1814 One sometimes…

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Maximize Your IMPACT!

Business, Leadership

National Experts Bringing Leadership Development to Brevard We are the ones….and you can be too…who lead by example…who cast vision and offer hope.  The 2010 Chick-fil-A Leadercast (formerly Maximum Impact Simulcast) provides our community with the opportunity to develop leaders…

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Sales: The Catalytic Skill

Business, Leadership

We’re All in Sales, but We’re Not All Good at It My children are 22, 18 and 16.  One of them possesses all the natural skills for sales, or at least what society believes to be natural: outgoing; never met…