Jerry’s Writings

Imagine

Seeing what you want, before it's a reality, comes from a deep seeded vision or passion that bubbles inside of you.   ...Your True North. My son Anthony David, (known as Tony to most), recently followed his.  Check out the work he's created with his company using...

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BE Above it All

I spent 10 days in Santa Fe, New Mexico at a workshop.  A very intensive course dealing with the art and science of human transformation. Via the brain… Neuroscience!   The workshop was attended by other coaches from around the world and led by Ursula Pottinga...

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Leadership is global

Recently I had the pleasure of touring some of China’s great treasure spots.  It gave me excellent perspective on leadership and just how universal it is. It was sponsored by the National Association of Farm Broadcasters and the tour was put on by Custom Travel...

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Waking Up

Have you read the story of Ali Banat, the young Sydney Australian millionaire? He was given 7 months to live with stage 4 cancer, and lived over 3 years! He just passed recently. His story is unique, in the long list of compelling life changing stories you read about....

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Associates ALL IN

I was recently with a client in New Jersey and the energy of the place was intoxicating.      Both Friday and Saturday, I experienced a buzz that had me on the edge of my chair. I love that feeling when I bump into it! That “feeling” was joy.  And it came in the form...

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Stay Awake!

This poem from Rumi really resonates with me.  It's so easy to "stay asleep" in life, just going through the motions.  I tell clients, friends, and family all the time to "wake up!"  It's worth it, to ask for what we really want, "stay awake" and find it! “Out beyond...

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It takes courage to get what you really want.

It takes courage to get what you really want.

Usually I know what I want. And I know what to do to get what I want.     I haven’t always been like this. It has taken me awhile to really get to know the ebbs and flows of my life. …And to get to know me. Luckily I have had enough time on this planet to really work...

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The Situation…

The Situation…

  I have spoken of the process I have been doing with my clients for the past 30 years called the Situation Analysis. My mentor and teacher Tom McGranahan taught it to me in 1979 and I have been using it ever since.   Lately, I have been doing more of them. ...

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Reverse the order of success

Reverse the order of success

Reverse the order of your success and happiness in just 21 short days!!! Shawn Achor https://www.ted.com/talks/shawn_achor_the_happy_secret_to_better_work validates how I have been living my life in this Ted Talk. It is one of the highest viewed Ted Talks with over 10...

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To change or not to change

To change or not to change

Have you ever been in a conversation that was riddled with “should be’s”… I really should be doing more with my life The company I work for should be more proactive I’m educated, but not utilizing my education, I should be doing something different My peers should not...

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Practice makes perfect.

Practice makes perfect.

I recently had the privilege of serving this brilliant group of leaders.  My colleague, Bob Christensen (Impact Results, Inc.) and I have been putting on these two and a half day workshops for some time now.  He invited half of his clients and I invited the other....

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Leadership in all shapes and sizes

Leadership in all shapes and sizes

  I recently spent some time in San Antonio working with some incredible men. For the most part these men did not know me, but of me. That always leads to speculation and projections about me, and what is going to happen before we even begin. My co-leader Bob...

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Must Reads!

Must Reads!

Sometimes I tell my clients, or people asking for support, to read. And when you’re finished reading…get back to me.   I have a few must reads. For business owners, MD's, attorneys, and scientists I always tell them to read Leadership and Self Deception, by...

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Repeating Mistakes, Creating Drama

Repeating Mistakes, Creating Drama

Commit to making a change. When coaching a business I am often asked to change the culture, create more enthusiasm, or build a new leader team. There are many ways to do that, it depends on the owners/management team, monetary commitment, timing, etc. Regardless, I...

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My God this is Painful.

My God this is Painful.

It’s hard being a lifetime Vikings fan.  4 Super Bowls losses, NFC Championship game losses, multiple last second playoff game losses, and the most untimely losses or injuries to some of the best teams ever played in the NFL. Bottom line…The Vikings have still NOT WON...

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Are you willing to dream of your legacy?

Are you willing to dream of your legacy?

This is a note I sent to an incredible group that went through a workshop with me recently. I wanted to share it so you could get a feel for what occurs.  Part of our focus is helping you discover your legacy. We are hoping you attend someday.    Good morning...

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Want to make more money….think EQ.

Want to make more money….think EQ.

Sometimes the only way I can get someone’s attention is to say something like, “Hey, want to make more money or not?” …Why in the world is it so difficult to understand? If you want to influence, persuade, or get your point across you must understand the other...

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