John Says

Pain and NO Gain.


Posted On: August 22, 2022

Pain And NO GAIN! Are you inflicting pain to others in your conversations? In the way you communicate? I know you don’t mean to. Right? Especially when we are trying to hire, retain and build congruency in our leadership teams, be more persuasive or simply communicating with our friends and family. Trust me. Every word…

Your ROI? It’s Limitless


Posted On: August 8, 2022

We are all familiar with the term ROI, aren’t we? As a matter of fact, for many of us, we probably focus on it nearly daily. And because of the current global economic shift, many are stressing about it right now? How do we predict ROI, when faced with the stress of economic uncertainty? Perhaps, you’ve…

Do You Have A Message That Matters?


Posted On: February 17, 2021

Are you communicating? If you have a message that is important to get out, (And what messages aren’t?) why not focus and prepare on the delivery. After all, it’s not what you say it is HOW you say it that matters. Listen, I know, that what you have to say matters. It’s important. And people need to hear…

You First!


Posted On: February 1, 2021

WILL YOU GO FIRST? How daring were you? Remember as a child when you and your best friend would have a dare? Perhaps some mischief or game, a challenge perhaps, and you would say, “You First”. What about your first kiss? Walking a fallen log across the creek? You first? Accepting the risk was so…

3 Questions to Really Move You Forward.


Posted On: January 25, 2021

What ‘s so special about January 12th? Statistically, according to Google, it’s the day most people give up on our New Year’s resolutions. Are you surprised? Who can you count ON in your life? Who do you want to count IN? Who do you need to count OUT? Are you lacking clarity right now? Are you feeling a bit…

The Most Hated Word of 2021


Posted On: January 21, 2021

Are you disciplined? If you are like me, I hate the word. Mostly, I just despise it when someone  says; “John,  You need more discipline  in this area of your  life.”   Discipline. Isn’t it the one word we Love To Hate? I know I need it. I know! Again, I know…but it feels like…

Asking “Why?” A Momentum Builder for your 2021


Posted On: January 11, 2021

A student prepared for a final exam in philosophy class. She was expecting many multiple choice questions and complex essay questions on the greatest thinkers and their complicated theories. She’d invested endless hours studying. The exam? To her surprise, when she opened the booklet simply stated three words. “WHY? Please Explain.” I‘ve written to you in the last…

Who You Are.


Posted On: January 4, 2021

Do you know who you are?  I mean, do you see yourself clearly?  As you design your 2021, you may find it helpful to first, get clear on who you are and who you wish to become. Who you are matters and perhaps, who you think you are matters. You see there is a difference.…

Do you have a “WORD” for me?


Posted On: January 2, 2021

For several years, I’ve had a focus word. For example; “Re-invent.”  “Ascend.”  “Unencumbered” was another. What is your word for 2021? How about this one? “Honorable” Are you honorable? And no! I’m not kidding! Of course you are! If your vision for 2021 includes being, doing, or having MORE, raising your hand and showing up fully in 2021,…

What can we do to raise the lid on our own leadership?


Posted On: September 28, 2018

“CHANGE is a Leadership Skill. True organizational change begins within the leader before it can transform an organization. ” Quote from my good friend Greg Yates at Breakthrough Leadership. Most of us hate change. Don’t we? If we truly admit it. But to change can bring opportunity for growth. And so.. if the organization can…

What is the key to your success this year?


Posted On: September 28, 2018

What is the key to your success this year? Let’s rid ourselves of : Uncertainty. Insecurity. Doubt. Lack of confidence.  What do you say?  Your personal growth is the only guarantee that tomorrow is going to be better. Everything. EVERYTHING worthwhile is uphill. Growth is the key to getting rid of uncertainty, insecurity, and doubt…

Who are you willing to become?


Posted On: September 28, 2018

In order to earn more… you must learn more. Simple truth. To be more and to have more you must become .. that’s right. MORE! Who are you willing to become? Invest in YOU! It is the only sure way to get a measurable return on your life! Who is your coach? Who sees in…

Momentum Monday!


Posted On: September 28, 2018

Momemtum Monday! We all have the propensity to make a mistake. All of us have. There is no mistake so great as the mistake of not pressing forward. HOPE for tomorrow gives power to the present. Live your dream. You are an un-repeatable miracle!

What’s in you?


Posted On: September 28, 2018

What’s in you? What determines your significance, your leadership, your influence is not the magnitude of what surrounds you, (friends, followers, fans) but the magnitude of what’s within you. Who are you willing to become?

Law of attraction!


Posted On: September 28, 2018

Law of attraction! You are the average of the 5 people you “hang with” the most. Successful, Powerful, Prominent People spend the majority of their time with those who are like minded. Why? Who you are is who you attract. If your friends don’t believe in your dreams or goals, if they discourage you from…