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A (Vivid) Vision of Your Company

by admin on August 18, 2014

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 CEOs of major blue chip companies. They’ve wanted a lot of different things, from more press to a better corporate culture. But underneath it ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

AWESOME Tips To Creating Your Vivid Vision !!!

by admin on October 18, 2012

Tweet 1. Get out of your office. When creating a Vivid Vision (formerly Painted Picture) for your company you must leave your office.  If you sit at your desk or ‘hide’ in a boardroom, you’ll get dragged back into your typical routine and your mind can’t wander into the future.  Working from an office tends ...

Hire Based on Your Vivid Vision

by admin on June 28, 2012

Tweet Even at the employee recruiting stage, your company’s Vivid Vision (formerly Painted Picture) helps ensure alignment. Have your potential employees read your Vivid Vision before their first interview so they’ll know if the job/culture will feel right to them.  Doing this ideally weeds out unqualified candidates. One bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. You ...

Vivid Vision Hall of Fame

by admin on January 03, 2011

Tweet Some companies I have coached on creating a Vivid Vision (formerly Painted Picture) have done an amazing job. Red Balloon Days in Sydney, Australia, did a great job with their Vivid Vision.  They made it jump off the page by having a designer use creative typography–cool fonts, animation, colors and varied type sizes–to keep ...

Your City Isn't Different

by admin on August 26, 2010

Tweet A business owner recently told me they couldn’t hire any great employees because there weren’t any to hire in his city. I said, “It’s not a tight labor force, there’s just a whole bunch of crappy companies to work for. There are a ton of great employees–they just don’t want to work for you. ...

The Law of Attraction

by admin on March 23, 2010

Tweet The law of attraction is not unlike this Axe ad If you’ve read the book or seen the movie called, ‘ The Secret ’, you know about the law of attraction, or the idea based on quantum mechanics that explains how, at the molecular level, we are all energy, and if we can get ...

Leaning Into The Future

by admin on February 20, 2010

Tweet Creating a Vivid Vision (formerly Painted Picture) in order to reverse engineer your success is something that made intuitive sense to me. I’ve since learned that it’s far from intuitive for everyone else. Most people don’t think about the steps that are needed for personal or business success, and those that do can become ...

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