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When It’s Time, You’ll Know It


A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate enough to share a bus ride with Howard Putnam, the former CEO of Southwest Airlines. During the ride, it was pretty quiet. We were both enjoying the Dallas skyline and the beautiful traffic [sarcasm] they have there. Earlier in the day, Howard had led a session and…


How to become known and respected


In other words, how do you go from blindness to sight to vision? Only not metaphorically, but physically. If you’re a gardener or vegetable farmer it may be easier to understand if we equate this to growing tomatoes. When the tomato seed starts out, it is just that – a seed. When the time is…


“Hello, I’m Brian”


Ding-dong! Someone had just rang the doorbell and I went to see who it was. When I got there I was happy to see the man and woman that I had been expecting. Much to my surprise there was a third person. He was a nicely dressed gentlemen wearing business attire, including a purple shirt…




Where do you do your best thinking? I mean the kind of thinking that makes you forget that you should eat. The kind of deep thinking where you lose sense of time. Some of my best thinking is when I’m writing. Once I’ve decided what to write about, my thoughts start to unfold. I encourage…


Things that must be done


Being an entrepreneur is fun. It’s exciting. Who wouldn’t like to be their own boss? Who wants to be a hamster on a wheel? The advantages definitely outweigh the disadvantages. You get to be your own boss and work the hours that you want to. You can sleep in or stay up late. Have a…


He Should Have Been Dead a Year Ago

Brian driving

In this world we meet all kinds of people Everyone has a story and everyone of them matters. We owe it to the world to share our story. But, we need to share it for the right reasons. It shouldn’t be to seek pity or brag. We need to share to let other people know…


Do you know what RE-Creation is?


We’ve been gone for the past few weeks RE-creating. In the US they call it vacation. In Europe and elsewhere they call it holiday. No matter where you are it is “RE-Creation”. If you think about it, what we are doing is recreating the person that we were meant to be. To do this effectively,…


Change Your Perspective


Isn’t it a wonder? Do you ever wonder why certain people act the way that they do? Do you ever wonder why sometimes certain things continue to happen over and over? Did you ever wonder if there was something that you could do to prevent? Maybe it’s time to change your perspective. How do you…


Adjust Your Mirrors


Did you know that race car drivers adjust their mirrors so they can’t see any of their own car? This allows them to see through their blindspots. Sounds like good advice to me. What would it mean to your business or life if you could see through your blindspots? It’s hard to tell if you’ve…