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Category Archives: Painted Picture

It’s Your Future (Dream Big If You Want To)

by admin on September 25, 2014
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Tweet   I coach CEOs globally of companies small & large to look into their future, and I like what they see.  No, they don’t go see an old gypsy woman or sift through any tealeaves. I teach them to just chill out in a hammock, closed their eyes and visualize where there company is ...

It’s My Future (And I’ll Dream Big If I Want To)

by admin on September 25, 2014

Tweet   I’ve looked into my future, and I like what I see. No, I didn’t go see an old gypsy woman or sift through any tealeaves. I just chilled out in my hammock, closed my eyes and visualized where I was going to be professionally and personally in three years. In the end, I ...

Where, Not How

by admin on May 28, 2014

Tweet One of the best parts of creating a Vivid Vision is the chance it gives you to tear off the shackles of reality and logic and fantasize about your future. But often, successful entrepreneurs have a hard time tapping into their creative side. The pragmatic, logical thought patterns that made them successful don’t allow ...

Get Into Your (Dis)comfort Zone

by admin on May 14, 2014

Tweet   Chances are you’ve built a nice office for yourself. It’s a comfortable space filled with everything you need to get your job done, whether it’s your laptop or pictures of your family when you need a bit of motivation. It’s the perfect spot to sit down and start mapping out the future of ...

Vivid Vision Hall of Fame

by admin on March 05, 2014

Tweet   When I mentor CEOs globally, I endeavor to give them a war chest of skills that will help them long into the future. One tool that I ensure each of them has is a Vivid Vision (formally Painted Picture). I’ve talked about these invaluable documents a lot in other blog posts. They are ...

Here is What My Company Looks Like in 2016…

by admin on December 18, 2013

Tweet Every three years I lean out into the future and describe what my company looks like.  I pretend in a way, that I’ve gone into a time machine and I can vividly see every aspect of the company three years out.   So, I write down exactly what I see. I have no idea how ...

Think Ahead (But Don’t Get Ahead of Yourself)

by admin on November 14, 2013

Tweet   We’ve all been in job interviews and fielded the inevitable “Where do you see yourself in five years?” question. It’s a tough one to answer without appearing too ambitious or too complacent. But I think this question is flawed for a whole other reason. In our fast paced world, how on earth can ...

A (Painted) Picture Perfect Future

by admin on October 10, 2013

Tweet   I’ve worked with a lot of young, ambitious entrepreneurs in my time as a business coach and mentor. They are a diverse group, from tech savvy Silicon Valley insiders to master sommeliers. They’ve wanted a lot of different things, from more press to a better corporate culture. But underneath it all, they’ve all really ...

Do You Lean Into The Future ???

by admin on August 05, 2013

Tweet   If you watched any of the last Winter Olympics from Vancouver, you may have seen American downhill skier Lindsey Vonn’s pre-race routine. She would stand there, close her eyes, bob her head back and forth and wave her hand slowly back-and-forth, in front of her face. In other words, she looked like someone ...

Pull Your Employees Into The Future…

by admin on May 01, 2013

Tweet   Remember when Marty McFly from the movie Back To The Future, got into a time machine and traveled into the future.  He looked around at what he saw, then went back to his current day and told everyone what to expect down the road.  They were excited. Well that future was yesterday… It ...

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