“In the 1930s, Harry J. Hoenselaar was just another ham salesman in Detroit trying to find an edge,” writes award-winning NY Times journalist and food culture expert, Kim Severson. Hoenselaar was an expert at knifing ham from the bone. He would spend significant parts of his day handing out samples and teaching drugstore clerks how to slice it for samples. Severson states, “He knew there was a better way.”Read More
Below is an article I wrote for Forbes that will give you "Three Steps To Listening Your Way To Success." (3 min. read)Read More
I was finalizing a project when I heard pounding on my office door. One of my computer training technical instructors said in a terrified tone, "I have no idea what just happened, but 12 Navy Seals I'm training this morning had their pagers go off simultaneously. They didn't say a thing. They just stood up and bolted out of the room. It can't be good."Read More
Arguably, a case can be made, that this crisis from a business perspective, has taken direct aim at Airbnb and assaulted its business model. The travel industry has been in the eye of the sales storm. And to add insult to injury, Airbnb was positioned to go public in 2020.
During the past 60+ days, I've been working closely with not only businesses, but business leaders. For good reason. John Maxwell rightly states, "Everything rises and falls on leadership."
For years, I've coached business owners and executives by saying, "When the leader gets better, the business gets better."Read More