No Buffer, Plan to Suffer

No Buffer, Plan to Suffer

The lack of advance planning and last-minute execution gives no margin or buffer. My experience tells me – No Buffer, Plan to Suffer.   Why do we need a Buffer?   It leaves room for the unexpected. Many times, the unexpected happens when we least expect it. In most...
Four Nails in an Organization’s Coffin

Four Nails in an Organization’s Coffin

Let’s face it, most organizations do not survive long term.  In fact, 96% don’t make it to 10 years. Rather than stating the obvious reasons organizations do not make it, such as profits or products, there are dangers you should look for.     Four Nails in the...
Don’t Be a Genius Be a Genius Maker

Don’t Be a Genius Be a Genius Maker

Don't be a genius, be a genius maker. -Scotty Sanders Click To Tweet When I use the phrase, “Don’t be a genius,” I am not saying you shouldn’t be smart, or an expert in your field of expertise. What I am saying is a genius can act in a way that...
My $100,000 Speech: Why Giving Your Best Matters

My $100,000 Speech: Why Giving Your Best Matters

Several years ago, I was asked to give an Executive Coaching Proposal for a $250,000,000 company.  The proposal I presented was $100,000 over two years. The CEO and COO called for a meeting; asking me to speak at a leadership event in a couple of weeks. It was clear...