Ian James is an expert. Not on playing golf per se, but on understanding and tapping into the wants and needs of golfers or better yet, golf consumers. He is a “consumer expert.” He built his entire career on helping major retailers (e.g. grocery store chains) and major brands understand how to reach consumers with… Read More


We started this Building Blocks of Your Career Series with Passion & Purpose. For No. 9 of 9 in the series, let’s close with a great bookend to complete the series ‒ the concept of Humbition. In December 2019, I published an article in the Foreword Press called Win the Next Decade: Start by Making… Read More


For part 8 of 9 in our Building Blocks of Your Career Series, we will delve into the importance of “A Servant’s Heart.” In his very powerful essay, The Servant as Leader, Robert K. Greenleaf is credited to have coined the term “servant leader.” He is equally credited with describing some of the characteristics, behaviors… Read More


Continuing in our Building Blocks of Your Career series, we now approach No. 7 of 9: “The Law of Influence”. Drawing once again from the highly regarded book, the Go-Giver, author Bob Burg shared the “Five Laws of Stratospheric Success.” Click here to see/hear this chapter read in a video in just over 10 minutes… Read More


“Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.” – Jim Rohn In the famous movie, “Ocean’s Eleven” (2001), a memorable line comes out as the movie reaches it’s finale.… Read More