Peter Drucker – Making Strengths Productive

“One feeds the opportunities and starves the problems” I have been on numerous job interviews throughout my career.   What I concluded was that 99% of the hiring managers were basically looking for one thing.  My organization has gap and need someone with the X experience to fill it. This is where I believe failure is Read more about Peter Drucker – Making Strengths Productive[…]

Peter Drucker Effective Executive – What can I contribute?”

“What can I contribute that will significantly affect the performance and the results of the institution I serve?”   Chapter 3 of Peter Drucker’s book The effective Executive is “What Can I contribute?” Peter had asked a senior executive ” What do you do that justifies your being on the payroll?” The Senior executive responded Read more about Peter Drucker Effective Executive – What can I contribute?”[…]

Donald Trump’s Book review of “The Art of the Deal”

I first gained an interest in Donald Trump while watching the television show The Apprentice. The show gave insight on how Trump runs his business, which caught my interest and prompted me to choose his book “The Art of the Deal.”  Surprisingly, nearly 20 years after the book was written, not much has changed.  This Read more about Donald Trump’s Book review of “The Art of the Deal”[…]

The Effective Executive – Know Thy Time

“Poor Management wastes everyone’s time”   Chapter 2 of Peter Drucker’s Book the Effective Executive is Know thy time. Time is very precious because it is something we can not make up. Once time has passed it is no longer available for us to reuse.  You can not make it up.  Therefore it is important Read more about The Effective Executive – Know Thy Time[…]

The Effective Executive – Effectiveness can be learned

“The Greatest Wisdom not applied to action and behavior is meaningless data” One of my most favorite business books of all time is Peter Drucker’s The Effective Executive.  Peter Drucker is an author of more than 30 books and is a Professor who has taught thousands of students.  This book was written in 1967 but Read more about The Effective Executive – Effectiveness can be learned[…]

Using the 6 P’s to maximize your outcome

The 6 Ps’ are   Prior, Planning, Prevents, Piss, Poor, Performance I learned the 6 Ps’ when while in the US Army.  Now the ARMY or Military in general uses tons of acronyms.  It’s to keep things complicated and make them simple.  The 6 P’s is what was instilled in me since day 1 of my Read more about Using the 6 P’s to maximize your outcome[…]

5 Life lessons from the TV Show Westworld

Westworld has been a runaway hit on HBO, but do you really understand that their are some serious life lessons from it? I heard many rumblings online about the TV show Westworld.  In fact, I heard about this show while filming in one of the entertainment papers.  Apparently there was numerous sex scenes and many of Read more about 5 Life lessons from the TV Show Westworld[…]

Simple 7 steps to do a holiday Detox

It can be very difficult to get back to healthy living if you overly indulge yourself at the recent holiday family dinner. There were all kinds of fabulous goodies at my Thanksgiving table.  My favorites include, dressing, candied yams, pecan pies, spiral ham, and off course TURKEY.  I like mine drizzled in declious thick gravy. Read more about Simple 7 steps to do a holiday Detox[…]

5 ways of becoming an Authority

There is always that one go to person for whatever subject there is.  Whether you need a plumber, electrician, historian, or whatever there is a person that is an authority in that subject. Getting authority doesn’t always happen in an instant.  Sure sometimes a persons mere appearance will grant them authority.  For example Police, Politicians, Read more about 5 ways of becoming an Authority[…]

The Art of Story Telling

Before Television, Radio, Newspapers, and the Internet, There were Storytellers.  The time honored art of the storytellers were told directly from their mouth to the people’s ears. It’s one of those time honored traditions that have been slowly lost.  Before television or radio, there were story tellers.  The people would talk about great stories of Read more about The Art of Story Telling[…]