Happy Thanksgiving to all

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Enjoy and be thankful for everything we have. Best to all.  Phil Bride

Are you a leader or not? 5 questions–5 levels–5 rules

Are you a leader or not? Yes or No. Have you ever wondered just what kind of leader you are? How good are you at leading? By now we’ve all pretty much accepted that leadership has nothing to do with role or title. Leadership is much deeper. It’s not so...

7 must-ask questions when you want something.

Am I really in this to help or do I just want something from them? Tell me about your situation? What are the desired outcomes you want? Why do you want these? What happens if you don’t get them? What does that matter? What stands in your way to getting them? If...

Personal assessments set a baseline for performance improvements

Assessment options Carrying out assessments gives you an inside look at behavior and reaction styles that kick in when your organization is in “high velocity” situations. Since most people are in reaction mode most of each day wouldn’t it be good to...

How do you blast through obstacles to revenue gpostth?

I struggled with these same issues and more when running organizations. Each time I blasted through one of the obstacles with an effective approach my team and I accomplished amazing things. When I left the obstacles in place, it just didn’t work out as well as...

Willamette Falls–awesome view

Wow! Willamette Falls, Oregon. Awesome view of Willamette Falls, Oregon. This is where there are ancient petroglyphs and where local tribes harvest lamprey eels. The salmon and steelhead congregate here and the sea lions have a feast especially when the fisherman hook...