The Kole Hard Facts

Where is the connection?

I am proud to say that my article was published in the John Maxwell Team Blog (newsletter) this month. The main theme for the month was “Public Speaking and Leadership”. Here is a link, and if you can’t get to ...

Vision Precedes Preparation

“Leaders see more than others, and Leaders see before others” – John Maxwell often says. Regardless of what you are getting ready to do, you must have a vision before you start. Learning on the fly, faking it until you ...
Turning the volume down, on that voice in your head

Turning the volume down, on that voice in your head

You just left an event where you were inspired to invest in this great new program. The program gives you some outstanding tools to make you better at what you do. While listening to the presenter, you have envisioned yourself ...

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 ...