The Kole Hard Facts

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 ...

Building Trust in Leadership

When is the last time you lost trust in an individual? Think back to that moment and try to recall what you were thinking or feeling. I am sure you can vividly remember what the person did or said that ...
How do I get to Someday Isle?

How do I get to Someday Isle?

We all know that person. Every time we talk to them, we hear their future dreams. Someday I’ll buy that property. That convertible will be mine someday. If my boss continues to do that someday I’ll just quit and start ...

Tips: You can build trust …

Do you have to trust someone in order to work for them? When you have trust issues with a colleague, leader, or subordinate, you are not standing on solid ground with them. At times, you may feel like you are ...
Characteristics of Leadership

Characteristics of Leadership

If you want people to follow you, you need certain abilities. Your goal is to get you and the group from point A to point B. We can visualize this as a trip across a bridge. However, in order to ...
Even a Jackass Can Teach You Something!

Even a Jackass Can Teach You Something!

One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered ...
Planning out your New Years Resolutions?

Planning out your New Years Resolutions?

Planning out your New Years Resolutions? I am going to start with a statistic you don’t want to read. 81% of New Years Resolutions fail before the end of January! Why is that?  It’s because we haven’t learned how to ...