Posts Tagged ‘group’

Look Inward

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Over the weekend a Focus Group I facilitate met in Naples, FL to once again take an in-depth look at the financial, marketing and operational sides of their businesses. Many of these seven franchisees rank among the sales leaders in their system, yet they value the importance of getting together each quarter to share, challenge […]

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Did You Hear The One About

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

I’m speaking today to a local Rotary group. They invited me back three-and-a-half years after my first presentation. Came up with new jokes, new stories and a new ‘takeaway’ angle for them – especially after the person who invited me said, “I really don’t care what you talk about just as long as you’re funny […]

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Momentary Pause

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Thirty years. Can it really be that long since ‘Miracle on Ice’ when the United States Olympic hockey team – a group of amateur and college athletes – beat those big bad nasty Russians who were 27-1-1 in the previous four Olympic tournaments? Mike Eruzione. Jim Craig. Herb Brooks. Those legendary names are synonymous with […]

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In Search of the Guru

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Continuing the countdown of the Top 10 things I learned this year: #7 Go For It – A few months ago I read where Seth Godin wanted to invite a select group of 10 small business owners to spend a day brainstorming. The cost would be travel to and lodging in New York City and […]

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