the recipe john david mann

Most of you are familiar with John David Mann’s writing, both as Editor in Chief of Networking Times and as coauthor of the beloved classic The Go-Giver. This fall John is back with another parable, this one a collaboration with an award-winning chef—John describes it as “the intersection of personal growth and leadership with great…

life lessons from dogs

As business professors, we have the opportunity of working with talented professionals in different organizations. In our conversations, it is not uncommon for people to share personal and professional struggles in maintaining life balance. These individuals report that they are spread so thin that they are losing touch with their personal priorities, families, health and…

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony,” said Gandhi. What happens when we apply that same definition to leadership? And how can we achieve that kind of leadership in our businesses? One of the most impactful lessons I have learned as a leadership development coach is…

Are you not reaching your potential because you’re too worried about making mistakes? “Of course, I try to avoid mistakes,” you might say. “Don’t we all?” Actually, no. We do want to avoid situations where the same mistakes happen repeatedly because no one follows an improvement plan. The difference is, repeating mistakes can harm you,…

Are you enjoying phenomenal results in all the various aspects of your life? If not, perhaps it’s time to look at how much you’re giving to each of those areas. When we talk about “giving,” we’re really talking about the Law of Cause and Effect. No matter what facet of life you look at, you’ll…