"The Man, The Mission, The Passion" Husband, Father, Attorney, CPA, Steward Leader, Entrepreneur, MBA, Author, Builder, HBS OPM 25 Class, Mentor, Teacher

Monthly Archives: April 2010

Pop-Cap: The Downside of Perfect Remembering

There is no statute of limitations on the Internet. “Perfect remembering” refers to the capacity of data be stored, cheaply and easily, virtually forever. Every transaction we make, every Internet site we visit, every Google search, every Facebook entry, every email, every purchase, trip, or phone call can now be stored forever. Beyond the data […]

30 Methods of Influence: #10 Seek First to Understand

“30 Methods of Influence” by Stephen R. Covey 10. Seek first to understand. Seek first to understand, then to be understood. When we’re communicating with another, we need to give full attention, to be completely present. Then we need to empathize—to see from the other’s point of view, to “walk in his moccasins” for a […]

Entrepreneur’s Manifesto

The bright side of economic downturns is that they force everyone to examine all aspects of their lives, question protected interests and make hard choices, trod unexplored paths they would otherwise not have the discipline or motivation to undertake. The upside is that often new, better ways are found, unknown strengths tapped. When the good […]

A BLOG ON PERSONAL LEADERSHIP BY THE FOUNDER OF THE COLLIER COMPANIES
LARGEST PRIVATE PROVIDER OF STUDENT HOUSING