I asked you to consider this in the last article, but it seems appropriate to ask it again. How is your career doing? (Honestly, ask yourself again.) Are you progressing along the career pathway you saw for yourself five (or maybe ten) years ago? Do you feel like you’re in a “career prison cell,” just… Read More

How is your career doing? Or do you feel like you’ve just got a job? Either way, there is always more for you in your career or there’s a way to make it more than just a job. Maybe we can get there together? PURPOSE This is your reason for being in the career, the… Read More

Your Belief, Your Skills or Just “Stuff”? March 2018 was an amazingly diverse month. Warm days, then snow, then hail, then warm sunny days again…and that is just on the west side of the Cascades! As golf professionals, we are alike in some ways and we are different in many other ways. One of the… Read More

It’s March and the 2018 golf season is just around the corner. As a green grass golf professional, I recall feeling excited, anticipation (and maybe a bit of dread) about how the season would unfold. At this point, the tournament, member event and buying plans are pretty much “dialed in.” Just a few tweaks to… Read More

Does your career, your operation need a boost?” Maybe it’s time for TOWS. What?! TOWS. Yes, TOWS. It’s a backwards view of the standard SWOT analysis (Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats). I have been a part of so many of these (including ones I’ve lead) I can’t even begin to count them. SWOTs are good tools for sure, or… Read More

LOVEMARKS LEADERSHIP 3: YOUR RESOLUTION FOR ’18 – BE A LOVEMARK PROFESSIONAL “REASONS Lead to Conclusion;  EMOTIONS Lead to Action.” – Kevin Roberts,  Author of Lovemarks During the last two months, I shared thoughts from the game-changing book called Lovemarks by Kevin Roberts. (If you haven’t read the October ’17 or the November ’17 articles,… Read More