Happy 2013!

Happy 2013

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.” – Thomas Edison Wishing you a year of imagination, vitality and success.

The Leveraging Genius Conference

Extraordinary performance makes you competitive. Repeating it makes you legendary. The Leveraging Genius® Conference introduces a new pathway for executives and their teams to consistently produce extraordinary results by discovering and leveraging their “inner genius.” In this video, members of our leadership team share about what happens at this unique Conference, and the competitive advantage that you can gain when you discover your inner genius. Gap International is hosting our sixth Leveraging Genius® Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona from February 25th … Read more

What Most Strategic Plans Are Missing

Very few strategic plans articulate how the leaders must change to accomplish the goals. For some reason, many of us think that the same leader who commits to a goal with an accompanying course of action is going to be the same leader who delivers it. But this isn’t very likely! Somewhere you must change, especially with ambitious goals. Maybe unconsciously, we know that we’ll grow and expand on the path to delivery, that we’ll successfully navigate the challenges and … Read more

What Failure Isn’t


Why do we detest failing so much? Kathryn Shulz has written a fascinating book, Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error. It explores, in part, people’s utter distaste for being wrong or being perceived a failure. Take the case that we have an over-aversion to failure because we tend to think failure means much more than it actually does. Here are a few ways of thinking about failure that separates what it is from what it isn’t: 1. Failure … Read more