How CEOs Can Better Leverage The Power Of Others (306)

For the past few years, I’ve worked with and alongside Leo Bottary. We do a podcast together – WHAT ANYONE CAN DO PODCAST (the title is taken after Leo’s latest book). On Wednesday we recorded an episode centering around an article Leo wrote for CEO WORLD Magazine entitled, How Great CEOs Maximize Peer Relationships. Today [...]

The Power Of Friendship On A Career (305)

It was one of the first business books I ever read. I can’t be sure, but I think my grandfather (my mother’s father) had a copy. The book was published in 1949. It’s the classic book on selling by Frank Bettger, “How I Raised Myself From A Failure To Success In Selling.”  There’s been a [...]

Strength To Open Up: The 18th Rare Element (304)

I’m an introvert who can often appear like an extrovert. I follow a few social media accounts dealing with introversion. Just because. I chuckled over the weekend when I saw an Instagram post by IntrovertDear. Dentist: Open up, please. Me: Sometimes I get sad. (Oh, you meant my mouth) There seem to be three basic [...]

The Power Of Being Pushed Forward (303)

Was Magic Johnson pushed by the likes of Larry Bird and Isiah Thomas? Were they benefited by competing against him? Did Phil Mickelson push Tiger Woods? And vice versa? People playing the same sport, but competing. Peers, but competitors. Each likely benefiting from the sheer presence of the other, knowing if they didn’t do their [...]

Hypotheticals To Help Us Improve Our Business Realities (302)

A group of business owners is gathered. They’re from different industries and different markets. But they’re all safe with one another because they share a common existence. They’re business owners. Each well acquainted with the strains, struggles, and joys of running their own enterprise. This isn’t some good ‘ol boys network club. Fact is, almost [...]

Safety & The Right Kind Of Emotional Energy (301)

Safety and encouragement. They’re vital to our ability to grow, overcome adversity and battle whatever life is tossing our way. Here’s a worthwhile daily admonishment… Help somebody feel safe today. The topic had a genesis over at my hobby podcast,, which I’ve dubbed #CravingEncouragement. The idea took form out of the professional conversations I [...]

Helping People Find Smarter Rooms: The Power Of Peers (300)

Let’s start with a press release that came out on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. It could be found at Yahoo! Finance, among other places. Since this is a podcast permit me to share it with you. It’s not terribly long. Leo Bottary Announces the Launch of Peernovation July 16, 2019 New company will help business [...]