Great Beginnings

“We will open the book.  Its pages are blank.  We are going to put words on them ourselves.  The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day!” ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce I love the New Year!  It’s a time to reflect on the past and usher in opportunities for change, for growth, and sometimes, … More Great Beginnings

GOOOOOAL! 

As I have been watching the World Cup Soccer games over the past week it made me think about that word, “goal”.  goal /ɡōl/ noun This is a season of goals – where we set our intentions for the new year and aim for those desired results.  In business, goal setting is extremely important as … More GOOOOOAL! 

How To Be Grateful

What is one simple thing that you can do that boosts your immune system, lowers your blood pressure, decreases depression, and improves your relationships… and by-the-way, it’s FREE!?   PRACTICE BEING GRATEFUL! Studies show there are significant health benefits to being grateful.  Practicing thanksgiving and gratefulness lowers blood pressure, induces relaxation, and an improves our immune … More How To Be Grateful

Four Cycles Of Business

There are four cycles of business:  Inception, Growth, Maturity, and Transition:  Renewal or Decline.  Each business cycle has a unique purpose!  Each business cycle also has its own unique challenges for a business leader. And, each business cycle is supported by Greenlight Leadership Consulting Group – we understand it’s lonely at the top, no matter … More Four Cycles Of Business

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Leading Through a Recession

Being a leader in business is challenging enough already, let alone trying to navigate through a crisis. Having to make tough decisions gets even harder when the economy drops into a recession and anxiety sets in. Let’s review the biggest mistakes we’ve seen and what to do instead… Mistake #1 – Ignore Your Financials. Cash Flow problems … More Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Leading Through a Recession

Life After The Exit

One day, you’re an entrepreneur, running a successful company and doing what you love.  The next day, you’re riding off into the sunset with the fruits of your labor in your bank account.  Now, you can do whatever you choose!  You’re FREE!  You’ve dreamed of this day for years and here it is!  But what … More Life After The Exit

Unwavering Vision

I’m a fan of setting goals – small ones and Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals (BHAGs) as Jim Collins wrote in his book, Built to Last.  When I owned my previous company, Skyline Ohio, I would collaborate annually with my management team to put together our company goals for the following year including financial, growth, process … More Unwavering Vision