Heroes, Legends and the Wise

10 07, 2016

A Powerful Lesson In Leadership From The Movie “The Kingdom”

2016-11-14T18:24:23+00:00 Heroes, Legends and the Wise|

A powerful lesson in leadership from the movie “The Kingdom”

20 06, 2016

What You Can Learn From Muhammad Ali

2016-11-14T18:14:01+00:00 Heroes, Legends and the Wise|

Since 1997 I have asked people I work with to give me an example of someone who is the “greatest of all times” in what they do and the answer is predominately the same. It doesn’t matter the location, the company or the culture. I’ve asked this question to managers in Bangladesh, sales people in Bangkok, bankers in Boston, consultants in Phoenix, recruiters in Atlanta, and entrepreneurs in L.A. The answer is overwhelmingly...

13 06, 2016

Heroes and Movies: Matt Damon in The Martian

2016-11-14T18:21:33+00:00 Heroes, Legends and the Wise|

Recently, I watched The Martian, a science fiction film starring Matt Damon as astronaut Mark Watney, who is stranded on Mars after his team assumed him dead. Despite hostile conditions, insufficient supplies, and a barrage of unexpected problems, astronaut Mark Watney survives. The powerful business lesson to be learned is ...

18 04, 2016

How Would Thinking Like Jason Bourne Help You Solve a Business Problem?

2016-11-14T18:13:46+00:00 Business Problem Solutions, Heroes, Legends and the Wise|

If you have ever watched the Bourne series of movies you will find a very valuable lesson in his thinking. Every time Jason Bourne is faced with an obstacle, he doesn’t waste time on the problem. He automatically scans his environment for “an opening” or an immediate action he can take to move him past the obstruction so he can reach his outcome. When you are faced with your next business problem or obstacle, you can think like Jason Bourne.

11 04, 2016

How Would Bruce Lee Help You Improve Your Sales Team’s Performance?

2016-11-14T18:13:06+00:00 Heroes, Legends and the Wise, Sales Improvement, Sales Process|

Bruce Lee is considered by many to be the most influential martial artist and cultural icon. Even people who don’t practice martial arts or care for its combative nature find Bruce Lee an amazingly inspirational person. It’s hard not too! As part philosopher he stirs your mind to question the status quo. As part innovator he moves you to try new ideas, and his intensity would be a match even for motivational speaker and peak performance strategist, Anthony Robbins. If you spend any time learning from various instructors in Bruce Lee’s art of Jeet Kune Do you would notice two very distinct things