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We help our clients build the organizational capacity to achieve their strategic goals and objectives through removing business obstacles and leveraging their internal assets.

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Phone: (301) 624-5686

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Your Life

17Mar, 2017

There Is Much To Learn From Saint Patrick

By |March 17th, 2017|Miscellaneous, Uncategorized, Your Life|0 Comments

You don't have to be Catholic to admire and appreciate the life of St. Patrick - the Patron Saint of Ireland. He was born more than 1,600 years ago but his memory still lives on. It certainly doesn't hurt that his holiday is often a day of much fanfare and celebration for people of Irish background. Saint Patrick himself was known to enjoy a drink or two. However the celebratory aspect of the day should not overshadow the remarkable life and good works of the man.

4Jan, 2017

Leadership Thought #459 – 7 Tips You Ensure You Hit Your Resolutions For The New Year

By |January 4th, 2017|Business, Personal, Your Actions, Your Life|0 Comments

Most of us will start the New Year with a list of goals we would like to achieve over the course of the next year. Making New Years' Resolutions has become an American pastime. Unfortunately, a majority of us will end up falling far below our initial expectations. For some reason we either lose interest, become distracted by other things, or find the goals end up requiring more than we are willing to give to get there. Over the years I've observed a much smaller number of people who actually achieve what they set out to do. From this experience, I've developed the following tips to help you become one of these lucky few:

30Jun, 2016

Leadership Thought #479 – Leading A Business Is Hard Work

By |June 30th, 2016|Business, Your Decisions, Your Leadership Role, Your Life|0 Comments

If leading organizations and people was easy, then everyone could do it.  I’ve had a number of conversations lately with clients and colleagues who are complaining about how hard they have to work.  More often than not, the average age of these people is under 45.  I try my best to be understanding and empathetic […]

17Apr, 2016

Leadership Thought #352 – What I Learned From My Mom

By |April 17th, 2016|Miscellaneous, Personal, Your Life|3 Comments

A mother is a very special person in a child's life and if you are lucky, a lingering positive presence throughout your adult life. Much of what we first learn comes from our mom. She is often the calm in the midst of the many storms we encounter. She is there for you no matter what. I am blessed that my mom had so much to offer. The following lessons are just a small sampling of her overall impact on my life:

17Dec, 2015

Leadership Thought #267 – Happiness Comes From Within

By |December 17th, 2015|Personal, Your Actions, Your Decisions, Your Life|5 Comments

Life can be a roller coaster at times. There will be highs and there will be lows. The important thing is not to overreact or think that everything has to be perfect all the time. Perspective is important. There is no silver bullet. There is nothing you can buy or pill you can take that will make you happy for any extended period.

1Nov, 2015

Daily Leadership Thought #73 – 7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making Any Big Life Decisions

By |November 1st, 2015|Business, Personal, Your Actions, Your Decisions, Your Knowledge, Your Leadership Role, Your Life|0 Comments

In business and in life it's very important to know who you truly are before you attempt anything dramatic. There are so many messages out there telling us who we ought to be that we sometimes get caught up in a web of self-deceit because that's what we think we should be doing.

24Mar, 2015

Leadership Thought #472 – To Those Who Expect Much, Much Effort Is Required

By |March 24th, 2015|Personal, Uncategorized, Your Actions, Your Decisions, Your Leadership Role, Your Life|1 Comment

Recently I have been having a lot of conversations with my clients about work-life balance and the need for boundaries. I am always sympathetic to their need to live a more full life. I also try to remind them that they chose the path of a business entrepreneur and/or CEO.  By its nature this role […]

25Feb, 2014

Leadership Thought #464 – Embrace What Makes You Special

By |February 25th, 2014|Business, Personal, Your Actions, Your Decisions, Your Life|0 Comments

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to be what you are not. There are a lot of books out there that tell you that you can be anything you want to be, but this simply is not true. No matter how hard I try, there are certain things I just can't do or won't be able to do well. It has saddened me to watch so many people regularly set themselves up for failure with unrealistic expectations about what is possible for them and others. Instead of trying to force yourself into a role/career/opportunity that isn't right for you, why not embrace who you are and what makes you special and tap into that?

13Jan, 2014

Leadership Thought #461 – Success Must Be Earned

By |January 13th, 2014|Business, Personal, Your Actions, Your Decisions, Your Life|0 Comments

I've witnessed a disturbing trend lately amongst many entrepreneurs. They want to work the hours of a successful person without yet attaining actual business success. I think all this talk of work-life balance has people a bit confused. It you want to run a business that supports a flexible lifestyle, you can certainly choose working for yourself as an option, but financial success usually requires very hard work especially at the beginning. You can't enjoy the experience of having climbed the mountain without having done the hard work to climb it in the first place. You can't be all things to all people including yourself; you must make some tough choices about how you spend your time.

26Dec, 2013

Excerpts From The Road Less Traveled (Life Lessons)

By |December 26th, 2013|Miscellaneous, Personal, Uncategorized, Your Actions, Your Life, Your Relationships, Your Words|1 Comment

A while back a colleague's comments encouraged me to revisit the book, The Road Less Traveled, by M. Scott Peck. I am very glad this happened because it resonated much differently with me twenty years later. I've decided to end the year sharing some excerpts from the book which I have found especially enlightening and helpful: