THE FORUMLA FOR SUCCESS

April 26th, 2018

Many have learned that training in improvisational theater techniques is far more effective in developing inter-silo and intra-silo collaboration in their companies than all the traditional business school and business consultant collaboration trainings and workshops being held.

Why Mindfulness Training? Who has time to think?

April 2nd, 2018

Why do I incorporate mindfulness training in my programs? At a recent monthly networking meeting of executives, the term mindfulness came up. Joel, a high energy serial entrepreneur — not sure what mindfulness meant — couldn’t understand all the buzz regarding it. Challenging me, he wondered what mindfulness had to do with my coaching and […]

How to communicate in the blurring world of physical and virtual communication

March 23rd, 2018

A major challenge for organizations in this blurring world of physical and virtual communication is building a collaborative culture. To overcome that challenge organizations must find a successful mix between virtual and face-to-face communication. The ultimate goal is not just to get people to interact more; it is to get them to interact more fully. […]

With all our devices we are missing a human connection

March 22nd, 2018

There Are Numerous Sources Calling Daily For Human Connection.                 Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, LinkedIn, Facebook, and National Public Radio are only a few of the print, electronic and digital media bristling with stories about the need for face-to-face […]

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say it That Counts

March 21st, 2018

The most important and most effective leadership and business development tool at your immediate disposal is underutilized and unperfected. That amazing tool is your voice. Whole-body communications is exercising the mind, voice and body muscles in sync. In order to be understood you need to be able to deliver informative, effective, and emotionally engaging presentations. […]

White House and Congressional Leadership Qualitites?

August 16th, 2017 Image of 1.) America: woman holding sign saying "The right to bear arms," beside the image of 2. Arabia, with woman holding a sign saying "The right to bare arms." From Leadership Qualities, by Larry Blumsack

“We build a fire in a powder magazine, then double the fire department to put it out. We inflame wild beasts with the smell of blood, and then innocently wonder at the wave of brutal appetite that sweeps the land as a consequence.” …Mark Twain

Our Congress

August 9th, 2017 The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. -Albert Einstein

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. -Albert Einstein

2017 Congressional Profile

August 3rd, 2017 Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But then I repeat myself. -Mark Twain

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But then I repeat myself. -Mark Twain

Today in Government

July 27th, 2017

Times may change, but the challenges of self-governance remain.

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say it That Counts

July 19th, 2017

The most important and most effective sales and business development tool at your immediate disposal is underutilized and unperfected. That amazing tool is your voice. Whole-body communications is exercising the mind, voice and body muscles in sync. In order to be understood you need to be able to deliver informative, effective, and emotionally engaging presentations. […]