Archive for February 2013

Portrait of a Leader

7 Non-Negotiables Leadership

“What I’ve got your back really means”

You are succeeding as a leader when your people grow in to rock stars!


What is reflected back in your work waters?


fishing lesson 1 David and Tanner Fishing Lessons Ammon and his daughter

Great leaders teach by example, our actions speak louder than our words.  

A leader’s job is to inspire the team to shine and soar.

Fishing Lessons Fishbowl Style 


We don’t shake the pole or continuously adjust the bait as we go fishing. We patiently mentor and support and together as a team we reel in the big fish for everyone in the Bowl.



Pictures sometimes say more than words

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Missionary or Mercenary – Your Choice

Are you a missionary or a mercenary in business?


  • Mercenaries are driven by paranoia; Missionaries are driven by passion
  • Mercenaries think opportunistically; Missionaries think strategically
  • Mercenaries go for the sprint; Missionaries go for the marathon
  • Mercenaries focus on their competitors and financial statements; Missionaries focus on their customers and value statements
  • Mercenaries are bosses of wolf packs; Missionaries are mentors or coaches of teams
  • Mercenaries worry about entitlements;Missionaries are obsessed with making a contribution
  • Mercenaries are motivated by the lust for making money; Missionaries, while recognizing the importance of money, are fundamentally driven by the desire to make meaning.


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Success Secrets of a Navy Flyer

The definition of the leader…
“A true leader is someone who loves his people” 
DKW in an interview last week with CLO (Chief Learning Officer) Magazine 

Kicking in to High Gear

 What a Fighter Pilot Knows about Business

Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act





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Accounting Today – Features Fishbowl 2013



Fishbowl Video

Product Info Sheet:  UPS Product Sheet

account today

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Harvard Business Review: 7NNs to Prevent a Bad Hire

The costs of a bad hire are staggering. A recent survey by Career Builder reports more than two-thirds of employers were affected by a bad hire last year, according to AOL Jobs. Of nearly 2,700 employers surveyed, 41% estimate a single bad hire cost $25,000; a quarter estimate a bad choice cost $50,000 or more — not to mention the demoralizing effect of the issue on other employees and on the new hire. Losing a job is one of the most stressful events a human can experience.

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