The 3 Questions to Maximize Improvement

By Neil Phillips. Leaders have a love-hate relationship with feedback.  You know that feedback is the best route to improvement.  You also don’t want to [...]

Ask More and Tell Less

By Neil Phillips. If you’ve been in direct sales for even the briefest time, you’ve learned how important it is to ask questions.  Questions give [...]

Move Forward with Baby Steps to Success

By Neil Phillips. Have you ever watched a baby start to walk?  They don't go boldly forward with giant leaps.  A baby starts by leaning back and [...]

Change Your Habits in 2019

By Neil Phillips. If you are like most of us, you made a resolution or two to start the New Year.  If you were like [...]

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, [...]