The President

We have come to look at life in this world strictly from a “political point of view.”  In the USA we are obsessed with the office of President – regardless of who sits in that office.  It is actually funny how wonderful and popular Ronald Regan has become as President in this millennium.  In fact, his approval ratings averaged 52% (and dipped as low as 33%), not exactly overwhelming general...
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What happened to goal setting and accountability?

As I travel around the car business I am amazed how few sales people write down their personal sales goals and/or monitor their own personal achievement.  Is it possible that in corporate America – or for that matter any other segment of America – where people refuse to accept personal accountability. I listen to continual attempts by sales staff to blame management for performance...
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The Republican Disconnect

In an election when the electorate desperately wanted to bring in a new President and upset the applecart of the Overbearing Bureaucrats in DC, the Republican choice was a light year away from any experience of the People. He never made a connection on any level with the mind and mood of the voters.  Many voted for him out of frustration or by making the decision that anything is better than...
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The Tim Tebow Effect:

The ritualistic pose made famous by QB Tim Tebow has brought to the surface the confusion over prayer.  This confusion exists as much inside the community of believers in Jesus Christ as outside among non believers. I was raised in Ohio, one of the great farm states in America.  I used to wonder who did God listen to when the farmers were praying for rain and the golfers and baseball players...
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War #4 Job Loss

War #4 – The War on job loss is a major war to every family in America. With 4 Major Wars going on around us what is a person supposed to do? First, we must stand and believe. This may sound naïve but it is a real position to take. The alternative is to curl up and be afraid. That will only bring misery. The changing economic times is forcing a reordering of American business. The downsizing of...
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War over Money

#3 – War #3 in America is the War over Money. There are 4 Major Wars that America is facing yet no one is integrating them into planned discussions nor even talking about long range solutions. In the Money War -not only have home foreclosures been outrageous, but there is more yet to come with homeowners in 2011 that may be greater than 2009. In addition, we are just around the corner from...
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