How to Fill Your Tanks to Propel You Through the Day

Are you a morning person? I don’t think there’s any doubt that productive mornings are a recurring theme among the most successful individuals, so I...

On Professionalism

How would you feel if you walked into a dentist’s office, and everyone in the office had terrible/rotting teeth? Would you hire a contractor whose...

What’s a Company Board Good for, Anyway?

Some of you have gotten along forever without a board of directors, or used your spouse as the “other” board member from the start....

Mastering the Drunk Driver of Your Mind

Being authentic doesn’t mean that you refuse to grow, or that you remain a victim of your biases, shortcomings, and inclinations. It means taking the correct...

What if You Come Across Juicy Competitor Information?

Many of us belong to industry associations and find ourselves at conferences and trade shows with time to spend with competitors. Some of these...

Work/Life Balance in 2018

As a small business owner the hours in the day never seem to be enough. There is constant rushing from one place to another,...

What Can the Winter Olympics Teach You About Getting Your Small Biz in Shape?

It’s almost that time of the year again! Opening Ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics officially kick off on Friday, February 9th in PyeongChang County,...

The Price of Leadership

We just named a new president to run Maddock Douglas, the innovation consultancy I founded 27 years ago. As you can imagine, finding the...

Are You Coachable?

Being coachable, whether you are a top executive, a middle manager, a front line sales manager, or an individual contributor is critical to your...

8 Creativity Traits That Will Improve Your Leadership

Starting a new venture is all about being creative, not just in the initial solution, but in tackling the daily challenges of every new...

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