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.

2015 Accountability Survey Draws International Response

January 12th, 2016  |  Published in Accountability

In the second annual Bustin & Co. Accountability Appraisal, leaders throughout the world voted last month in an accountability survey for the “Best and Worst in Accountability” of 2015. Voting …

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Personal Goal Setting: What Do I Really Want?

January 5th, 2016  |  Published in Strategic Planning

“In all affairs,” wrote British philosopher Bertrand Russell, “it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.” Download …

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When No Words Say It Best: Silent Messages

December 29th, 2015  |  Published in Leadership

Human beings crave communication. We want it as affirmation, information, instruction and entertainment. Knowing this, we still miss the mark. We provide too little information. Or too much. We communicate …

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Don’t Be a Grinch | Vote for “Best and Worst in Accountability”

December 21st, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

In the classic Dr. Seuss Christmas story, as the Grinch discovers the true meaning of Christmas “the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day.” So have a heart. Take …

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Vote Now for Best, Worst in Accountability in 2015

December 15th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

The second annual Bustin & Co. survey to determine the “Best and Worst in Accountability” for 2015 is now open for voting. Vote for one of five companies, organizations or …

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Can I Count on You? Vote for Best, Worst in Accountability – 2015

December 8th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

Every day, all over the world, people make promises to one another. When a promise is kept, trust is earned. When a promise is broken, trust suffers. A person’s behavior …

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Best and Worst in Accountability: Call for Nominations

December 1st, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

Which were the best companies, organizations or individuals at holding themselves accountable in 2015? The worst? We’ll find out soon. The second annual “Best and Worst in Accountability” survey is …

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Thankful for This Simple Math

November 24th, 2015  |  Published in Holiday, Leadership

Americans celebrate our Thanksgiving holiday in two days. I’m eager to gather with family and enjoy good food and good times. But right now I’ve paused to consider my good …

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A Different da Vinci Code

November 17th, 2015  |  Published in Accountability

Our recent vacation to Italy concluded in Milan with a walking tour of the city that peaked with a viewing of da Vinci’s “The Last Supper.” Da Vinci completed his …

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Inoculate Your Mind: Individual & Organizational Health

November 10th, 2015  |  Published in Organization Health

It’s flu season. Have you gotten your flu shot? Most of us know the idea behind getting a flu shot is to introduce into the body a tiny amount of …

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The Best Job They’ve Ever Had

November 3rd, 2015  |  Published in Leadership

Every organization has certain jobs that must be done and done well for organizational success. Some of these jobs are dirty. Some are difficult. Some jobs might even be dangerous. …

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Leadership Secrets from an Italian Vineyard

October 27th, 2015  |  Published in Leadership

Janet and I visited several wineries last week in the Tuscany region of Italy with our good friends Georgia and Tom Davis. There was a chill in the air, leaves …

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Pick Your Battles or Lose Your Crown

October 20th, 2015  |  Published in Conflict Resolution

At some point in every leader’s career, there’s a major battle to be fought. In 1975, Pepsi-Cola launched the “Pepsi Challenge” during the Cola Wars and won market share from …

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Hitting Rock Bottom

October 13th, 2015  |  Published in Strategic Planning

“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success,” said Niccolo Machiavelli, “than to take the lead in the introduction …

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What Your Best Employees Want

October 6th, 2015  |  Published in Leadership

Business leaders use sports analogies frequently because in sports there are rules, score-keeping, and, barring the occasional tie, winners. In high-performing enterprises, the organization’s values are their rules of engagement. …

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Simple, Not Easy

September 29th, 2015  |  Published in Strategic Planning

Strategic planning season is upon us. That’s the good news. Here’s the bad news: Most strategic plans fail. These plans rarely fail because of misguided strategy or a lack of …

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Ebby Halliday: 104 Years Young

September 22nd, 2015  |  Published in Leadership

The life and legacy of Ebby Halliday was celebrated last week. She was 104 years young when she died. I was traveling and unable attend her memorial, but was not …

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Pirate Day at the Office

September 15th, 2015  |  Published in Event

This Saturday is the 30th anniversary of International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Inspiration struck John Baur (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy) of Oregon in 1985 when they …

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Play Like a Champion

September 8th, 2015  |  Published in Event

This past weekend, my daughter Jordan and I traveled to South Bend for the Texas – Notre Dame football game. We’ve had this date circled on our calendar for more …

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My Dog Ate My Homework… and Other Excuses

September 1st, 2015  |  Published in Strategic Planning

It’s back to school season. Whether you’re a student or a business executive, the back-to-school vibe is noticeable in classrooms, cubicles and conference rooms as calendars fill more quickly, cooler …

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