Mentoring

This past weekend I was mentoring at a camp run by ASU College of Technology and Innovation with 30 high school students, focusing on the process to developing ideas into businesses. These kids came from all over the state, and we followed a process of ideation,...

The addiction of hope

Have you ever heard the phrase “I hope” when people are talking about the future? Many people are addicted to hope, and use hope instead of planning. My favorite business book is called “Hope is Not a Strategy” – the title sums up the way people should (but...

Wrong goals? That’s ok…

You know that I am all about goal setting, and more importantly, goal getting. But – ever had that sinking feeling half way through the process that you are chasing the wrong goal? This has happened to me a couple of times, and the best thing to do at this point is to...

Video – question your answers

I really like always asking questions, and understanding the answers. But answers are not final, they change and grow over time. Look at your answers, poke at them, turn them over and soon they will start talking back to you! When people ask “what do you want to...

Change your thinking, change your life

The interesting thing about life is that it is easy to change, but sometimes not simple. As the saying goes, “Change your thinking, change your life.” If you want to change an element of your life – career, health, money, relationships – the mechanics or the actual...