Valuable Skills

A Formula to Avoid Misunderstandings
Considering the sheer number of variables involved in communicating anything – it is an absolute wonder that it is possible at all. Even a little [...]
Putting an end to the To-Do List
Conquer the to-do list in 3 easy steps
The dreaded and ever lengthening to-do list strikes fear into the hearts of most business owners. From the crumpled up bits of paper to the incorrectly [...]
Brian Mattocks, Founder
How I Finally Learned to take Myself Seriously.
A few years ago, when I decided to go out on my own, I thought it wise to take a “professional looking” photograph of myself.  While the [...]
The secret to Managing People
The work of a manager is often daunting. The day to day grind of demands from both the bottom and the top of the food chain threaten to tear most managers [...]
“Time Management” is a Waste of Time.
Making the most of your day seems impossible when you are buried under a pile of b.s. tasks and general nonsense. Finding ways to be more productive may [...]
Achieving an Unlimited Return on Investment
In my coaching and consulting practice, I run into quite a few business owners. Each one suffering from one type of systemic issue or other.  Behind most [...]
Turning Squishy Desires into Hard Goals
Many people use goals to drive to a more ideal future. Some goals can’t easily be achieved because they don’t seem to convert well into the [...]
How (literally) to turn Dreams into Reality
The human mind is an amazing tool. One of the more engaging past times of the mind is to dream of future possessions, situations, or scenarios that we [...]
The Business Case for Cultivating Wisdom
Wisdom is a business worth billions of dollars a year. Many companies, individuals, and social organizations claim to understand it enough to teach it – [...]
The Secrets to Hosting a Successful Meeting: Selecting the Venue
A good meeting can mean the difference between achieving amazing results or completely destroying an initiative. To do it right, you need to consider quite [...]