When we decided to take our company’s leadership team to Spain for a weeklong leadership immersion retreat, we knew there would be a lot of planning involved.  In the months leading up to our Ultimate Immersion Experience, the planning team, consisting of my wife, Emily, Marketing and Events Manager, Danielle, and Executive Assistant, Frances, spent

Tips on How to Close More Sales

II still vividly recall the first time I was able to sell something. It was the year 1990, and I had just turned nine. Our family has recently relocated from New Jersey to Loveland, located in the state of Colorado. It was the middle of the summer, and I couldn’t stop thinking about purchasing a
If you are an entrepreneur and the owner of a business, there is a good possibility that you have pondered this topic at some point: What is the best method of marketing to grow my business? Over the course of my career as a business coach, I have had the opportunity to consult with and

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I have been self-employed and the proprietor of my own company for the past two decades. Many business owners have approached me for assistance in running their companies or to inquire about hiring me as a business coach. When it comes to matters of marketing and advertising, one of the first questions that I am
My son, Riley, and I recently hiked the last 72 miles of the Camino de Santiago. This week’s blog is part of a series titled: Leadership Lessons from the Camino de Santiago.  Riley and I began our hike on day 1 filled with excitement and energy to spend the next 6 days hiking to Santiago
This week’s blog is part of an ongoing series titled: Leadership Lessons from the Camino de Santiago. Check out the last two blogs in this series: Leadership Lessons from the Camino de Santiago. A Small Act of Kindness Can Bring Massive Joy to Others. In the past several weeks, I have been in contact with
I recently hiked the last 115 km/72 miles of the Camino de Sanitago in Spain with my son, Riley.  This adventure was filled with many memories that Riley and I will cherish for the rest of our lives.  Along this 6-day journey we learned many lessons that I promised I would share and expand on
I just returned from Spain from a three-week adventure with my son, Riley. It was an adventure filled with fun, sun, cuisine, culture, and some much-needed father-son time. One of the highlights of our three weeks in Spain was a 6-day, 72-mile hike on the Camino de Santiago. We hiked the last 115 km (72
Every story has valuable life lessons as well as hidden riches. When it comes to leadership, developing your skills as a storyteller is essential, particularly when it comes to communicating your own experiences with others. Others have the potential to be inspired, elevated, and encouraged when you are able to convey the experiences of your
One of the key elements in growing and becoming a great leader is to give yourself grace and the space to fail, screw up and get it wrong.  Being in a position of leadership creates the pressure that we always must know the answer, get things right, and have a plan perfectly execute. The reality