Archives for September 2014

Clarifying Your Leadership Purpose

Video Notes: This week I want to talk to you about your purpose. To do something on purpose means that you are doing it intentionally. I have found that the vast majority of people do not have clarity around what their purpose is and in turn, don’t lead purposefully, but rather accidentally. One of the […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

ALERT: You only have ONE chance to make a good first impression with new customers. Gone are the days where customers will give you a second or third try. We live in an culture where doing things accurately, quickly and with a deep regard for the customer experience is expected. My wife and I went […]

My Best Monday Morning Minute Advice Ever

Video Notes: The one piece of advice I have for you this week may be some of the best advice I’ve ever given on the Monday Morning Minute. Do you know what it is? It is to … do your best work, and then go home. I’m not trying to be cavalier or flippant. Ladies […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

Photo courtesy of iStock Photo If you are going to doubt one thing the one thing you must doubt is your doubts. What we doubt about ourselves; either personally or professionally, is not real. Our doubts are rooted in negative or painful past experiences or a fear about what might happen in the future. Both […]

Positivity and Perseverance

Video Notes: Good morning everyone, my name is Hugh Blane, it’s the Monday Morning Minute and this week I want to talk about positivity and perseverance. Now sometimes you might find that inside your organization those two words are not fully present, that they are in short supply. I want to suggest to you that […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

photo courtesy of iStock Photo Periscopes allow a submarine to visually search for targets and threats on the surface of the water and in the air from shallow depths. If they are spotted though, the submarine becomes a target and their primary defense is to dive to the ocean floor and take refuge from the […]

You are the Architect of Your Life

Video Notes: Good morning everyone, my name is Hugh Blane, this is the Monday Morning Minute. This week I want to talk to you about: You are the architect of your personal and professional life. There’s a corollary to that in that if you are the architect of your life then you are one hundred […]

Changing Your Behavior Part 2

Changing Behavior Part 2 from Hugh Blane on Vimeo.

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom Wednesday

Albert Einstein said, “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” Within the executive halls of organizations in every industry and in every country there is a push to capitalize on Big Data. Specifically, data that shows how customers shop for products and services, how they spend money […]