How To Create A Culture of Fearless Innovation

How To Create A Culture of Fearless Innovation

Quality and customer service are no longer differentiators. Innovation is what creates a sustainable competitive advantage. I’m feeling like the word “marketing” should be retired. I know this may sound like blasphemy to most of you, but what I see driving success in...
5 Ways To Hit Your Peak

5 Ways To Hit Your Peak

Some of us peak in high school and some of us find career fulfillment at 70. Have you hit your peak? At the beginning of December, my 13-year-old daughter told me that she wanted to switch to a private prep school after Winter Break. The alternative school she was...
You Are Your Word

You Are Your Word

Make a resolution to be the one that others can count on. The week before Christmas I had a big workday planned in Los Angeles with clients at Sony Pictures Television and FOX. Rather than fly in the night before and miss dinner with my daughter, I decided to take the...
The New Reality Of The Adult Student

The New Reality Of The Adult Student

With fewer opportunities for advancement, 60% of Americans are considering going back to school. Should you? Last week during my monthly touch-up, my hairstylist announced that he was going back to school. George was excited about transferring his talent for making...
Why Service Is The Answer

Why Service Is The Answer

If you’re stuck in neutral and you need a new job, then get out of your own way and give back. I know it seems counter-intuitive, but if you’re feeling paralyzed by uncertainty and doubt, my best advice is to resist isolating and get out into your community. Helping...
The No Fear Career

The No Fear Career

3 steps to having a mission-driven career and the courage to attract greater recognition and more satisfaction None of us have a crystal ball that can predict all the chaos that can happen in any given day. In fact, trying to foresee or control the future is...