The reality gap

How to Shift Your Reality Gap    

In my post last month I shared with you the fact that 70 percent of all businesses fail for the same reasons. The Reality Gap is one of the chief contributing factors to failing strategies, in all of our businesses. What’s the Reality Gap? It’s a by-product of the way our minds work. It’s also the […] Read moreRead More»


3 Simple Reasons 70 Percent of Business Strategies Fail

You create a great business strategy. You just know it’s going to take you to market leadership, and a big bottom line result. Six months later you’re feeling like you’re pushing on a rope. But you just know everything will come into sync soon. A year later, you’ve tried everything. Your brilliant strategy has gone nowhere. You’re […] Read moreRead More»

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When Leaders Wear Rose-Colored Business Glasses

We all wear rose-colored glasses. It’s part of our innate mindware programming. Whether we’re looking at ourselves or our business, our unconscious mind is designed to filter the information from our environment that presents our best feeling reality.

Which is why we often don’t see what’s coming. Until it’s too late…. Read More»

View from Inside

3 Reasons Why It’s Not Your People Skills That Are Lacking

We’re not lacking in people skills. We’re lacking in the understanding of what really makes individuals tick.

The knowledge of our human minds is increasing everyday, by leaps and bounds. We can use this knowledge to adapt our own leadership behaviors.

We can learn to fuel employee performance, lead effective change, drive increased job satisfaction and become the influential leaders we all strive to be…. Read More»

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How to Use Neuroscience Preference Programs to Boost Morale

Everything around us is changing, from the way we connect with buyers to our very business models. We have the opportunity to change our leadership paradigms as well. To leverage the powerful discoveries about our human minds to increase employee motivation and satisfaction as we boost morale…. Read More»

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Communicating Beyond Words

We’ve all agonized over just the right words for that oh-so-important communication. Spent hours crafting the perfect email, letter or speech notes.

What if I told you the words really didn’t matter? At least, not as much as you’ve been taught. Don’t panic, most of what we’ve all been taught about communication is true.

The problem is that what we’ve been taught covers less than 10% of how communication really works.
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