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Prevailing Vision: The Compass, The Rudder & The Sail

If you ever wonder about the power of vision, try this experiment: Take a young mother, chosen randomly in Central Florida and tell her you have all of her possessions, her credit cards, phone, money, keys, car, everything. Then explain that her little 5-year-old daughter is in Los Angeles and in a matter of hours […]

10 Principles for Business Success: Principle #5 of 10

It may one day become that distinguishing factor that causes this region to be recognized around the world. I’m not referring to the fact that our tourism and convention industry is the envy of the world or our technology and aerospace sectors are expanding and keeping the region on the leading edge. I am referring […]

10 Principles For Business Success: Principle #4 Of 10

INFLUENCE NOT IMPOSITION John Maxwell describes leadership as “influence.”  In the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership he wrote, “If you can’t influence people, then they will not follow you. And if people won’t follow, you are not a leader. That’s the Law of Influence.” The key to influence is recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of each individual […]

10 Principals for Business Success: Principal #3 of 10

DIVERSITY OF EXPRESSION | WHY WE NEED THE DIFFERENCES Nature teaches us most of the real lessons of life, if we just pay attention. One of those messages is to celebrate uniqueness. In nature, animals are different and that uniqueness gives them a distinct advantage in their respective environments. Have you ever seen an eagle […]

The Glue & the Oil: Relational Priority in a Digital World

In a culture where people stand in line for the release of the newest technology, the more apps and devices we create, the more important relationships become. Technology can make transactional work easier and more efficient, but it is no substitute for the human connection. In fact, technology can and should be a means of […]