In September of 2017, my fourteenth book, Unstoppable will be released. In the book, I discuss four types of performers: undertakers, caretakers, playmakers and game changers, and outline steps to elevate one’s personal and business life to game changer status. The eighth chapter is titled, “Go A.P.E.,” and it outlines the importance that attitude, passion, and enthusiasm have in excelling consistently well in any endeavor. In this column, I’m sharing a sneak preview from that…Continue
In past articles and episodes of my podcast I have discussed the four primary types of performers you’ll find in any organization, or on any team: undertakers, caretakers, playmakers, and game changers (For a quick review, listen to the first episode of my podcast – “The Undertaker Performer”).
In this week’s episode, I’m continuing this discussion by sharing some characteristics of the second type of performer: the caretaker. While caretakers are certainly a step up from the…Continue
Some people inch their way towards success and the game changer life by waiting around for a good hand to be dealt to them. Real leaders however, don’t wait for the good hands to come around; they understand the importance of a poor hand, and know full well that a poor hand or situation can be turned around into a good one.
In a bonus episode of my podcast that was just released today, I interviewed my friend and former Marquette and Indiana University Coach, Tom Crean, to…Continue
The gap between being successful and reaching your fullest potential is huge. You can be very successful and make substantial amounts of money, while at the same time still miss your potential by miles.
The reason that so few people or performers ever become great – or the great become the best – is because they become good at what they do. As Jim Collins put it, “Good is the enemy of great.” When people become successful it’s common to see them: stay in their comfort zone,…Continue