View Post

Leader Board: The DNA of High Performance Teams – Omar L. Harris

In Business Culture, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Success, Coaching, elite teams, High Performance Teams, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, management teams, Motivation, Podcast, Problem Solving, teams, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

It doesn’t matter if it is a sport, a for profit business, a non-profit business, or even a family when it comes to developing a “high performance team” there seems to be some commonalities.  The first is we are all pretty aware that all teams go through pretty much the same phases, from forming to storming, to norming, to performing.  …

View Post

Lessons from the Farm – Essential Rules for Success – Jay Izso

In behavior change, Better Leadership, change, core values, Courage, entrepreneur leadership, Growth, Inspiration, Jay Izso, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Leadership in Youth, lessons from the farm, Life Help, Life Skills, Living Authentically, Motivation, Podcast, self help, self-improvement, Success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

What positive lessons did you learn as a child that you still hold on to today?  It seems that so many things that we do as an adult are so directly from things we learned in the first two decades of our life.   So often we walk around this world and do not even realize that the things we do …

View Post

Decisions- The Power To Overcome Self-Defeating Behaviors – Sean Douglas

In behavior change, core values, Courage, depression, Emotional abuse, Inspiration, Leadership Growth, life challenges, Life Help, Life Skills, mental abuse, Physical abuse, Podcast, Psychology, recovery, Self-Diagnosis, self-improvement, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Life is not always going to treat us kindly.  Sometimes life can be quite cruel, mean, and feel unjustified.  And sometimes it is our decisions that create so many of our problems. As it turns out there are really three types of problems we will deal with in life, those that life happens to give us, those that others give …

View Post

What Anyone Can Do – Growth and Success -Leo Bottary

In Better Leadership, Business Culture, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Success, career change, Career Help, Company Culture, elite teams, entrepreneur, Growing Your Business, Growth, Leadership Growth, Life Help, Mentorship, Podcast, self help, self-improvement by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We all want to be successful, or more successful, but how does that happen?  It is so easy for us to look for “silver bullet” solutions, or “magic pills” to solve our desire for success, but the fact is there really are no “silver bullets’ or “magic pills”, so what is one to do?  Leo Bottary has done a plethora …

View Post

11 Best Ways to Face Life’s Challenges – Dr. Ken Best

In change, Coaching, Growth, Healthy Living, Inspiration, Jay Izso, life challenges, Life Help, Life Skills, Marital help, Marriage, marriage communication, Podcast, Problem Solving, Psychology, Self-Diagnosis by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We all will be faced with challenges.  The longer we live, the more challenges we get to face.  We also live in a world that tells you that “you must be happy”…the marketers present pictures and commercials that convince us time and time again that our happiness is somehow tied to the products or services they want to sell us.  …

View Post

The Best Story Wins – Leveraging Hollywood Storytelling for Your Business and Beyond – Matt Luhn

In branding, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Closing the sale, entrepreneur, Growing Your Business, Inspiration, Jay Izso, Leadership, Life Skills, marketing, marketing leadership, Podcast, Psychology and Business, sales, sales success, storytelling by Jay Izso1 Comment

Stories are powerful.  They improve our learning.  They help us to understand and remember things and events we may not ordinarily not remember.  Stories affect our brain chemistry, they manufacture emotions that help us relate not only to the parts of the story, but also to the person telling the story. Matthew Luhn joins A New Direction with his latest …

View Post

Courage Goes to Work – Bill Treasurer

In Better Leadership, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Problems, Business Psychology, Business Success, Courage, culture change, entrepreneur leadership, entrepreneurship, Jay Izso, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Leadership Skills, Life Help, Life Skills, management, Motivation, Podcast, Psychology and Business, self-improvement by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

How are you about doing something new in your job or your life?  Little scary?  Do you focus on the consequences or the possibilities?  How about the issue of trust?  Do you really have the courage that it takes to trust others in your life or your business?  Of do you distrust and control?  And how about really telling the …

View Post

Empowering Today’s Youth to Become Tomorrow’s Leaders – LEAP – Dr. Bill Dorfman

In Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Leadership in Youth, Leadership Language, Leadership Skills, Life Help, Life Skills, Mentorship, Podcast by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We need to be honest with ourselves when it comes to the next generation. It is our responsibility to teach them, to train them, to guide them, to ultimately mentor them. Many times we look at this next generation and instead of running to our responsibility we run from it, by making excuses and rationalizations about them. Like the grown …

View Post

The Art of Preventing Stupid in Your Business – Matthew Davis

In Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Problems, Business Success, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

When it comes to business we all make mistakes. But when we make the same mistakes, or make mistakes that we could have avoided but because of ignorance, complacency, or being inept we did not well that can make us…well…stupid. When it comes to avoiding stupid mistakes it first requires us to understand what type of mistakes can be made, …

View Post

Working Multiple Jobs to Discover the Life You Desire – Shanah Bell

In career change, Career Help, careers, core values, employable, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, Find a job, Inspiration, Jay Izso, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

In a world where people are more concerned about their time off, complaining about working too many hours, along comes a young woman who goes to college and graduate school, is a single parent works multiple jobs and is looking for more work. Along the way she accumulates a variety of knowledge multiple skills. Couple with that her relentless work …