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.

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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What Skeletons are in Your Closet?

October 11th, 2016  |  Published in Leadership

Here comes Halloween. History suggests that Halloween has its origins in feasts and festivals, celebrating everything from the autumnal harvest to the festivals of the dead. As a result, ghosts, goblins, …

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Discover How The Delta Companies Achieved EPIC Growth

October 3rd, 2016  |  Published in Leadership

When successful companies are profiled, the logical question to ask years later is, “How are they doing today?” In “Accountability” I profiled two dozen companies and their leaders whose commitment …

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What is Poor Performance Costing You?

September 9th, 2016  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership, Productivity

When Will You Decide Enough is Enough? In an earlier post, 8 Questions to Ask About Accountability, we tackled the topic of underperformance and took a fresh look at confronting it. …

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What Are the 12 Questions You Should Ask About Strategic Planning?

September 2nd, 2016  |  Published in Strategic Planning

Will you be gathering your leaders to develop your company’s plan for 2017? Then you might want to take a page from my book, Lead The Way, to have a …

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The Value of Connecting with Your Customers

August 12th, 2016  |  Published in Customer Service

Big Data, Small Touches If you’re a road warrior like me, you appreciate the little things that make business travel tolerable. I travel on business a couple of times every …

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How High Performers Reach the Finish Line

August 1st, 2016  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership

Running the Race with a Sense of Urgency In 1936, political storm clouds were swirling. But as the Summer Olympics opened at Berlin’s Olympiastadion before a crowd of 100,000, the …

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Who Are Your Next Leaders? The Secret of the 3 Lists

July 18th, 2016  |  Published in Leadership

Uncover Leadership Development Clues Are you wondering whether your next generation of leaders has what it takes to lead people, make difficult decisions, and get things done? This simple idea …

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The 7 Strategic Planning Lessons of 1776

June 28th, 2016  |  Published in Strategic Planning

Declare War on Ineffective Strategic Planning  Next week is the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Americans will celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. This national …

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“We’re Here!” Millennials in the Workplace

June 21st, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

Millennials, Boomers and Workplace Accountability When I’m invited to speak for keynotes and workshops, it’s usually to examine the topic of  workplace accountability. A question I’m asked every time is, “What …

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Is Your Reputation Being Built to Last?

June 6th, 2016  |  Published in Leadership

Mount Rushmore turns 75 this year. As summer arrives and tourists take to the roads, Mount Rushmore will be among the top sites visited. The history and circumstances surrounding this …

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Will Rogers: 100 Years of Laughs

May 24th, 2016  |  Published in Leadership

On the recent occasion of my birthday, a well-wisher sent me 10 thoughts on growing old from American humorist Will Rogers. Will Rogers began building his reputation as a satirist …

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How to Mind The Gap from Business Consultant Greg Bustin

May 3rd, 2016  |  Published in Leadership, Uncategorized

If you live in or have travelled in the United Kingdom, you likely recall being told to “please mind the gap.” This phrase—first introduced in the UK in 1969 and …

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