Response: Student’s are not customers; Are they?

A LinkedIn post by Santiago Iniguez, Dean of IE Business School in Spain,  asked the question, Student’s are not customers; Are they? You can view the post here. Here is my response: Absolutely. Teachers / Trainers are Salespeople selling the ideas and concepts that they want their Students to buy into and learn. The primary roleContinue reading “Response: Student’s are not customers; Are they?”

Fred’s Adventure

Sometimes things don’t appear as they really are….. A friend of mine moved, into a new apartment, after living in the same house for 18 years. If you have ever moved can empathize with me when I say that, this can be a pretty traumatic experience for anyone, but it was especially traumatic for, herContinue reading “Fred’s Adventure”

Inspirational Poem: The Reward is Within

This poem was written by the Memory Man, Bill Clennan who many also called the Dean of Canadian Professional Speakers. He would have turned 72 years old today (Jan. 16th, 2016), but unfortunately passed away over 5 years ago. This was the way he closed many of his speeches. Whether you are an athlete orContinue reading “Inspirational Poem: The Reward is Within”

How to get employees to care about your company

This excellent post was written by Karin Hurt, CEO of Let’s Grow Leaders Great commercials, strong PR, a brilliant social media strategy all warrant effort when building your company’s reputation. But there’s no better PR than an army of loyal employees living and breathing your brand. You know the type–folks with enthusiasm bursting from their veins–talking upContinue reading “How to get employees to care about your company”

Motivational Quote: Successful Hire

“You have the greatest success when you hire the right person – the one with the right character.” – Rob MacLeod, Master Sailor, Speaker, Trainer and Author of  the book ” From Landfalls to Legacies”

Motivational Quote: The Value of Challenge

“Challenge is one of the greatest human motivators.” -Jim Harris, Speaker/Author http://www.jimharris.com/

Motivational Quote: Courage to Risk

“You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to leave the shore.” – Andre Gide

Motivational Quote: The Winning Attitude

This quote comes from the Legandary UCLA basketball coach, John Wooden. “The people who turn out best are those who make the best of the way things turn out.”

Motivational Quote: How to Build Confidence

“Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. McIntyre

Motivational Quote: Determined Will

“Never, Never, Never, Never, give up.” – Sir Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister