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Your Business Plan is a Military Mission – Michael Penney

In Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Plan, Business Problems, Business Strategy, Business Success, Podcast by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Let’s say you are in the middle of a war.  You have an enemy that wants to destroy you.  Not only do they not care about you they want to take everything from you.  How do you go about your mission to defeat the enemy?  Do you just wake up one morning and figure it out as you go?  Do …

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Getting Past Our Bias and Unconscious Judgements – Howard Ross

In Beliefs, Bias, change, Controlling Your Thinking, overcoming bias, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

No one wants to admit it.  In fact we get defensive when accused of it.  In most cases we go into denial and rationalize it.  What am I talking about: Bias.  The fact of the matter is bias comes with being human.  Every single person in the world has bias.  You in fact are biased!  Did you notice how you …

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The Success Cycle – Marques Ogden – Former NFL Athlete

In Career Transition, Courage, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, Keys to Success, Overcoming Challenges, overcoming failure, Podcast, Success, Success Cycle, Uncategorized by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

We all want to achieve success.  And success can mean different things to each one of us.  But, I would venture to say that to the vast majority of you reading this right now, that at least on some level success has something to do with your financial situation.  For example, if success is being able to retire on a …

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You Are in Control – Common Sense Happiness – Loree Bischoff

In Controlling Emotions, Controlling Your Emotions, Controlling Your Thinking, Podcast by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

Everyone wants to be happy.  As humans we will avoid pain at all costs for our own happiness.  But for most people happiness is an elusive mistress.  We try to define our happiness with things, stuff, fame, fortune, money, relationships, but at the core of it all those are all externals.  Real happiness comes from with in ourselves.  When we …

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Make Your Zoom Meetings Soar – Remote Work – John Paul Mendocha

In Podcast, Remote work, Uncategorized, working from home, working remotely, Zoom, Zoom meetings by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

Our work life has changed.  Most all of us are working remotely.  That means most all of us are now using a technology called Zoom.  As cool, convenient, and amazing as Zoom is, it does present some occasional challenges.  Such as making sure it is reliable.  And as Zoom continues to add features are you in fact getting the most …

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Re-motivation of the De-motivated Employee – Drs. Cathy Bush & Tara Peters

In demotivated, demotivation, Innovative Leadership, Leader Transformation, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Motivation, Podcast by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

Often as a executive coach I am asked the question, “How do I improve employee motivation?” or “How do I motivate this employee?”.  In fact, it is really the wrong question, because your employees are motivated, but there are things in your business environment that have “demotivated them”.  The reality is you cannot motivate anyone, but you can remove the …

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Little Things That Are Impacting Your Performance – Whatever Works – Dr. Thalma Lobel

In Better Office, Improving Performance, Job Performance, Performance, Podcast, Productivity by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

You may be reading this right now and your performance at your job is slacking.  Why?  You may be thinking because you are bored?  Maybe you did not get enough sleep.  But what if I told you that there are things in your environment that are influencing your performance or a lack there of.  The problem could be a lack …

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Teaching, Training, and Speaking Online: Best Practices – Rob Jolles

In Online Seminars, Online Speaking, Online Teaching, Online Training, Online Workshops, Podcast, Uncategorized by A New Direction1 Comment

Whether you are in business, a consultant, coach, teacher, or speaker, our world has changed when it comes to doing presentations.  Whether it is a seminar, workshop, company training, education, or public speaking we are all using some sort of online platform to convey our message.  Let’s be honest it is all completely different feel when it comes to teaching, …

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Next Level Leadership – Innovative Leaders Guide -Maureen Metcalf

In Innovative Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Leadership Skills, organizational transformation, Podcast, Uncategorized by A New Direction1 Comment

The easiest thing for us to do as leaders is rely on what worked in the past.  But let’s be honest there is not guarantee what we have done in the past will produce success in the future.  We also need to face the reality that as businesses change, younger generations, enter our businesses, our leadership needs to be more …

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Challenging Leadership: Choose Love Not Fear – Gary Heil

In Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Love, Motivation, Podcast, Serving People, Uncategorized by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

Are you someone in leadership?  Well the truth is we all are leaders in some way.  So much has been written about leadership.  How to be a good leader.  How to be a more effective leader.  It seems however, when it comes to leadership and philosophies of leadership so many say very similar things.  As leaders we often are looking …