The Kole Hard Facts

Passion: The Holy Grail of what? Work?

You’ve just listened to the fourth podcast this week that tells you to find your passion. The host promised you that when you find it, you will be happy, and immensely successful. I am here today to call bull crap.  Just ...

Trying to remember? Or Trying not to forget?

I can’t forget to pick up my dry cleaning before 3:00pm.  I can’t forget to make my dentist appointment.  I can’t forget to back up my hard drive. How many times have you asked yourself one of these questions?  And for ...

Clear Communication…

In a recent golf outing, I was playing some of the best golf I’ve played for quite some time. I was playing with 3 younger guys, that were actually impressed on how well I was hitting the ball in the ...
Leadership Assessment Tool!

Leadership Assessment Tool!

As John Maxwell says, “Everything rises and falls on leadership” and I know you are on the path to become a great leader and add value to others. Are you ready? Are you all in? Do you think you are ...

Getting to the Zone

That zone … you know when you are there. Everything comes natural, time flies by, and you get 10x more accomplished. This is when you are firing on all cylinders, you do no wrong, and when you are finished, you ...

Which Two Do You Want?

We can always complain about something. You received your order quickly, but they forgot the French Fries. You got a great price on this car, but the brakes were bad.  As a leader of an organization, you need to balance ...

Planning your next vacation?

Many of us are getting ready to plan for their Summer Vacations. Maybe you are taking the family to Disney World. You have worked on this vacation plan for weeks, even months. You have planned the arrival time to the ...

Leadership and Trust

This is the 2nd Article in a Series on Leadership that I have been asked to write.  In the first article of this series, we discussed that building trust as a leader is extremely important. Without trust, who will follow ...

Simple Selling Formula

What is the fastest way to a sale? Could you provide a formula if you were asked? Problem + Promise + Path = Success Sales professionals are problem solvers first and foremost. If you keep this simple formula in mind ...