August 2, 2016

ULTIMATE SAAAVE – IMPORTANT & VITAL WORK

I am fortunate to work as a spokesperson for Gore Medical and its Ultimate SAAAVE, a campaign to encourage those at risk for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) to be screened for the condition. My father died from a ruptured AAA. If an AAA is detected in a screening, it can be repaired through a non-invasive procedure. Earlier this spring, I was in Peoria, Illinois to participate in a free AAA screening clinic at the OSF Healthcare Vascular Institute – […]
September 18, 2014

NOT NECESSARILY THE BEST PLAYERS—BUT THE RIGHT ONES

Here is a segment, titled, “Not Necessarily the Best Players – But the Right Ones,” from Chapter 5 of Gold Medal Strategies: Among all the spoken lines and quotes that popular media and art has rendered and produced concerning the 1980 men’s U.S. Olympic hockey team, perhaps the dialogue that most intrigues managers and coaches, and which they find most useful, is a conversation in the movie Miracle that takes place between U.S. team assistant coach Craig Patrick (played by […]
August 5, 2014

GREAT TEAMS ARE THE PRODUCT OF PICKING THE RIGHT PLAYERS

In any organization – whether it is athletic team, company, public service board, school administration, military unit … or any other type of group – the people within that organization are its most important and valuable resource. Having the right players and right employees is a trait of great organizations. One of the nine Gold Medal Strategies that I speak and right about – which I teach – is “Great Teams Are the Product of Picking the Right Players.” “Great […]
February 14, 2014

CONTINUED ENERGY LEADS TO ORGANIZED TEAMS

I love speaking to businesses who want to go places. I had the pleasure of speaking to deView Electronics recently. Customized presentations that look at the inner workings of your business create enormous value to your business. Changing the way your employees think about success can change the entire culture of your organization. It takes energy, hard work, and…a great team. See the testimonial below from my friends at deView Electronics: “Thanks again for capping off a great week as […]