Warren Buffett Is an Idiot And We Can Learn a Lot From Him

You might be thinking I’m the idiot for saying Warren Buffett is an idiot. Fair enough. But I’m only repeating what Mr. Buffett said about himself. Just recently, his investment company invested in Amazon and here’s what Mr. Buffet said: “I’ve been an idiot for not buying (2019)In 2018 Buffett said, “I had no idea […]

Changing Human Behavior, Yours or Someone Else’s

If you’re human, there’s been a time when you’ve tried to change something about yourself or your team at work or in your family  and you’ve failed. Welcome to the club! If you’re a leader or manager, you can remember a time (or many times!) you wanted to pull your hair out trying to help someone […]

Advice is Worthless But This Is Priceless

Former Naval Admiral William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S.Special Operations had a video that went viral of his commencement address, “Make Your Bed, Change the World.” He begins by saying “If you make your bed the first thing in the morning you will have accomplished the first task of the day, it will give […]

Three Ways Change Can Be Easier and Faster

What’s the number one thing we hear most about change? Here it is: “People hate change.” Yet, everywhere we turn people talk about how they want things to change. Sales leaders want more sales. Managers want their teams to pick up the pace and do better work. We want our significant relationships to grow instead […]

Elite Performers Aren’t Superhuman: Here’s What They Do

Most people see others who have achieved the “impossible” and wonder how they pulled it off. I have some insight into this from my former days as a psychotherapist and the past decade of being a coach in the corporate world and to private clients. I’ve been a therapist and now a coach to doctors, […]

Happiness Fuels Performance (It’s Time We Took Our Heads Out of the Sand)

We’re in a challenging market that makes it harder for companies to find the talent they need. Now is the time every leader and manager should be thinking, “How can we improve the performance of the employees we currently have?” Given that, it’s time leaders paid more attention to the connection between happiness and human […]