Throughout his career, Greg has advised CEOs and key executives at some of the world’s most admired companies.

Throughout his career, Greg has advised CEOs and key executives at some of the world’s most admired companies. Now you can tap into his experience that has been honed as a CEO and through his work today on the front-lines of business. As a sought-after executive coach, keynote speaker, strategic planning advisor and workshop facilitator, Greg’s insights and enthusiasm will inspire you to improve your performance and future.

Steer Clear of the Biggest Strategic Planning Mistakes

August 10th, 2017  |  Published in Strategic Planning

With summer nearly a memory, companies are entering the home stretch of the year. Many leaders will consider holding a strategic planning session and pass. “We don’t have time,” they’ll …

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Lighten Up! What Mental Baggage is Weighing You Down?

July 31st, 2017  |  Published in Productivity

August is vacation time for many of us. After determining your destination and booking your reservations, it’s time to pack your bags and head out on your journey. Luggage is …

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How Good People Go Bad: Any Pirates Aboard Your Ship?

July 13th, 2017  |  Published in Leadership

Navigating a Business World Full of Pirates and Traitors How do good people go bad? For Bartholomew Roberts, the route from honest sailor to Black Bart, the most successful pirate …

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The Summer of 1776: Planning the Future of an Independent Nation

July 4th, 2017  |  Published in Leadership, Strategic Planning

The first battles of the American Revolutionary War were fought at Lexington and Concord on 19 April 1775. The Battle of Yorktown that culminated on 19 October 1781 with Lieutenant …

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Intuition vs. Regret: How the Beatles Climbed to the Top of the Charts

June 19th, 2017  |  Published in Productivity, Strategic Planning

What Business Leaders Can Learn from the Beatles Chances to secure a recording contract were evaporating. The Beatles had talent, judging from audiences they drew regularly in clubs around England, …

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Leadership Lessons from D-Day

June 6th, 2017  |  Published in Leadership

Winds howled and rain strafed the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force command post just north of Portsmouth in Hampshire, England. The worst weather in 20 years was wreaking havoc with months …

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The Mona Lisa: How Reputation Influences Success

May 1st, 2017  |  Published in Reputation

500 years ago this month, Cardinal Luigi d’Aragono and his entourage set off on a “Grand Tour” that would lead them to the world’s most famous painting. By October 1517, …

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5 Questions to Ask About Money

April 3rd, 2017  |  Published in Leadership

Money Matters: Questions to Ask About Money As a leader, it is important to know where your values stand. Your approach to money influences your decision-making, both personal and professional. …

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Putting the Wind at Their Back: The Gift of Coaching

March 20th, 2017  |  Published in Leadership

3 Tips for Better Employee Coaching If you’re a good leader, you’re probably a good problem solver. But are you a good coach? Coaching means you’re no longer out front. …

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One Cause, One Line, One Victory

March 13th, 2017  |  Published in Leadership

Remembering the Alamo On 2 March 1836, delegates of the provincial government of Texas finally made a decision: declaring independence from Mexico. Four days later, the Alamo fell. While the …

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Best & Worst in Accountability 2016: The Results

March 2nd, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

Thank you to all who participated in this year’s “Best & Worst in Accountability”! It was a close race, but now the accountability results are in: The Best – General …

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“I Quit.”

February 20th, 2017  |  Published in Leadership, Organization Health

“I quit.” Those words and others like them are spoken more often by more people by the last week of February than at any other time of the year. The …

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Could Your Business Survive on the Galapagos Islands?

February 6th, 2017  |  Published in Leadership, Strategic Planning

On our family’s recent trip to the Galapagos Islands, we experienced some of the phenomena peculiar to this archipelago that helped inform Charles Darwin’s controversial and ground-breaking theories in On …

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Are You Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions?

January 23rd, 2017  |  Published in Goal Setting

Socrates & the Secret of Success What’s the difference between a New Year’s resolution and a habit? About five weeks. As we reach this point, most people are making excuses …

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Accountability’s Ripple Effect: Will Corporations Sink or Swim in 2017?

January 20th, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

The candidates for “The Best & Worst in Accountability” are dealing with the consequences of their actions in 2016. Mylan faces backlash from their price hikes, Takata will pay enormous …

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Best & Worst in Accountability – Candidate Videos

January 13th, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

Each year, I select the top five leaders and businesses who exemplify the best and worst in accountability. Find out why I selected each candidate for “Best” or “Worst in Accountability” by …

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7 Questions Smart Leaders Ask to Start the Year

January 6th, 2017  |  Published in Accountability

In research for my book Accountability, I interviewed leaders of successful organizations and discovered seven distinct characteristics that form the foundation of their high-performing cultures. I call these characteristics the …

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12 Days of Christmas Fun and Reflection

December 5th, 2016  |  Published in Goal Setting, Holiday

Work-Related Christmas Fun: Trivia and Practical Reflections The Twelve Days of Christmas cover the days from 25 December to 5 January. It’s a festive time of year, though if we’re …

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Accountability Pivots on Your Answers to These 2 Questions

November 9th, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

Do You Know What Accountability Questions to Ask Your Team? Before you can hold others accountable, you must first hold yourself accountable. It’s not as easy as it sounds. That’s …

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Need a Strong Finish? Clarity in the Home Stretch

October 31st, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

For many companies, the end of the calendar year coincides with their fiscal year-end. Leaders at these companies understand the final push in the last 60 days of the year …

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