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How much fat with that?

I am a “Breakfast Fan.” Sure, I could link to a few studies here in this post to prove the fact that breakfast is an important meal; but look, you either think it is…or you don’t. I realized I could have been more honest. Last Saturday, Jodi and I shared some air time on a

The 100 Leaders to Watch in Business

Date: February, 2015 News Announcement: The 100 Leaders to Watch in Business Outlet: American Management AssociationThe American Management Association (AMA) recently published its list of the top 100 leaders who are expected to most influence business in 2015. I am honored to be included on the list.

Are you focused on growing as a leader?

Good morning. I am here thinking of the IMPORTANT topic of leadership while sipping on a latte in a small cafe in Quito, Ecuador. Since last Saturday night, I’ve met with emerging leaders in the emerging markets of Miami, Chile, and Peru. Today, I’m here in Quito (before heading off to the Galapagos tomorrow), leading a lunch-time

Steve Jobs and I would have gotten along

A creative…A designer…A husband and a dad…And, a storyteller. In this “less-than-20-minute-sharing,” my affinity toward and interest in Steve Jobs only increased. Over the years, I’ve been a fan of the Apple line of products. I’ve read most of the articles that have been published; and of course the BIG biography by Walter Isaacson. But,

Make Every Meeting Count

It’s the first Wednesday of 2015, and I’m heading to a “calendared event,” call it a meeting if you will… And, I’m writing specifically to invite you to join Get Momentum today. Can I tell you why? Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported that there are 11 million meetings held every day in America. How many

3 Ways Leaders Build Trust

People work better with people they trust. Effective leaders know that there’s a lot to be gained (and learned) from listening, but they don’t always have the time to “go there.” Three questions make it easier to build trust at work. 1. What do they need? When meeting with someone, it’s easy to fall back on traditional “negotiation skills”

Watch the replay of Jason’s Webinar and Download the Transcripts

Watch the Jason’s 30-minute video. The full transcription of the video is also available by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.   Download the transcription of the webinar by clicking on the link below. The “Ready-For-The-New-Year” Webinar Transcription  

To achieve success? Do these three things…More.

Have you ever found yourself reflecting on a conversation long (even years) after you had it? I have. In fact, here’s one that I’m about to celebrate a new anniversary of: In 2011, a mentor of mine said: “You’ve got to find a problem you can fall in love with. A problem that draws you

Your Ability to “FutureCast”

When you think about your future… Good morning, we’re getting some much-needed rain here in Ojai this week. One thing I know: This rain is what we need for those flowers to grow and the lakes can fill. (You see, I like to hike and race triathlon in the Spring!) As you think about the

A Job, a Home, a Purpose

In California there are 15,000 homeless US military veterans; 6,000 of them are in Los Angeles County. According to an article in the Los Angeles Times newspaper I read over coffee this morning, there are resources we have – and don't have – to help them get to their next “there.” I'd like to add

4 Secrets Effective People Know About “Asking Powerful Questions.”