Breathing Out 2018

As you get ready for 2019, you are preparing to breathe in your future.  The fresh air will bring you a boost of oxygen and [...]

Sharpen Your Saw

By Neil Phillips. High performers have the hardest time relaxing.  They are so tied up in performing that they can’t turn it off.  The result, [...]

What Makes Something Important?

By Neil Phillips. If a stranger were to watch you for a week, how would they know what is important in your life? We all [...]

Three Steps to Getting Back in Control

By Neil Phillips. Reinhold Niebuhr wrote a prayer that, among other things, became adopted by Alcoholics Anonymous as well as other recovery programs.  It goes [...]

Own Your Life

We sometimes hear or see phrases that put significance to our lives.  As a coach, I love short, powerful expressions.  I recently saw one of those, [...]

Is Your Why Sublime?

By Neil Phillips. Why I write this today:  I'm sometimes a bit wonky, and today I probably prove it several times over.  In sales (and life), [...]

How Much Praise is Enough?

By Neil Phillips. I don’t think we realize how powerful we are in creating our environment.  As a coach, I often have to support my [...]

Say What? Three Tips to Listen for What is NOT Said

By Neil Phillips. As a coach, I am continually working on my listening skills.  All coaches do.  We check, repeat, and rephrase our clients’ words to make [...]

Big Rocks Always Come First (Video)

By Neil Phillips. Stephen Covey passed away nearly seven years ago.  His work on personal leadership and development has an impact that will live on.  His [...]