Archives for May 2014

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

The most scathing and hyper-critical personal attack you’ll ever experience does not come from others. The most scathing and hyper-critical personal attack you’ll ever experience comes from yourself. Many people attack themselves with statements such as: 1. I’m not smart enough or I’m stupid. 2. I’m not skinny enough or I’m fat. 3. I’m not […]

Standing Up For Veterans

MMM 05-26-2014 from Hugh Blane on Vimeo.

Whose hand is on the tiller of your personal and professional life?

“If your hand is not on the tiller you are simply along for the ride.” Bill Felkins (Father of John Felkins)

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

Your mindset is everything. It can either help or hinder you in both your professional and personal life. For example, some people’s mindset in the morning is that of greeting a fabulous adventure. Others have the mindset of slogging through enemy territory on their belly with bullets flying over their head. Your mindset is not […]

3 steps for communicating with executives who don’t have enough time

3 steps for communicating with executives who don’t have enough time from Hugh Blane on Vimeo. Video Notes: Ladies and gentlemen, the number one lament executives have is that they don’t have enough time in the world of work. I want to share with you three easy steps you can use to more effectively communicate […]

What’s your story?

Yesterday morning, while finishing up a workout at the gym, a man I’ve seen workout regularly approached and asked me to take a picture of him. Being that he was shirtless and shoeless I thought the request a little strange. Strange because I wouldn’t ask a stranger to take a picture of me in a […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

Image courtesy of iStock photo It’s common sense to eat more broccoli and less chocolate cake. It’s not common practice though. It’s common sense to reinvent yourself and not rest on your laurels. It’s not common practice though. It’s common sense to focus on value and return on investment. It’s not common practice though. It’s […]

Welcoming Challenges

MMM 05-12-2014 from Hugh Blane on Vimeo. Video Notes: This week I want to talk to you about why you should welcome challenges into your professional life. The harsh reality is that the world of work is full of challenges. Some people when confronted by challenges are overwhelmed by them and allow the challenge to […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

Our ability to feel connected to people and places is hindered by our incessant busyness. We are busy on our phones, computers and mobile devices digesting information or searching for something that will make us feel better of make our lives easier. After three days in Walla Walla, Washington; Walla Walla is one of the […]

Running through the gate

Run Through The Gate from Hugh Blane on Vimeo.