Posts from 2017

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Manager and Leader Are Not Synonymous.

by Mike Phillips

Managing versus Leading. Management and leadership are often spoken of hand-in-hand. These two words are often used interchangeably. They are not the same thing. There is a place for both management and leadership in business. You need good managers that can logistically handle things. And, you need good leaders that can grow people. It’s rare […]

Rockstar Auto Conference Vegas Recap (The FRONT #44)

by Mike Phillips

This is a video recap from my trip to Las Vegas and The Rockstar Automotive Conference (#RACV) This auto conference was really a fun and phenomenal event! It is hosted by Mat Koenig and Chris Speer – and WOW – did they put on a show! I hadn’t attended the Rockstar Conference prior, so I went […]

Taking Inspirational Action (The FRONT #43)

by Mike Phillips

Today we are talking about more than taking action… take inspirational action! Any time you take a class, or workshop, conference or training, most of the time, you will come back to your business life “FIRED UP”! But, when you return, it takes more than just fire to make an impact on your sales or […]

Love One Another

by Mike Phillips

Seems simple enough, yet sometimes so difficult. Just to show our unconditional love; for another person. The reality is that love for others should come before love of self, but it generally doesn’t. Just really focus on the other person… Put their desires and their needs before what it is that you want. You may […]

Passion, Persistence, Perseverance (The FRONT #42)

by Mike Phillips

I love fire, passion. I admire persistence. And I respect perseverance. There are so many amazing parallels in athletics, especially football, to business. For example, the work ethic involved. The overwhelming emotion and the continued pursuit of success and winning. You’ll have to tune into the video or podcast for the full narrative today! But, […]

What Did You Learn Today? (The FRONT #41)

by Mike Phillips

Did you learn something new? I have talked often about learning. Learning being deliberate and definitive. Regularly we talk about having a teachable attitude or a growth mindset – but what does that really mean? Like specifically. You MUST keep the wonder – you MUST be open to learning new ideas about old tasks. One […]

Mediocrity Has No Place In Business

by Mike Phillips

    There is not a spot for “average” in the current work climate. There just isn’t. In my opinion, in business, especially now, more than ever before in history. You should not be accepting of mediocre (average) performance. There is too much at stake. There is too much social connection and transparency for you to continue […]

    5 Tips On Getting Motivated and Staying Motivated (The FRONT #40)

    by Mike Phillips

      Get motivated and stay motivated with these five tips! When someone says, “Wow, that person is highly motivated!” We think of someone with limitless energy, and a positive attitude. But, how did they get that way? Where does the energy and the non-stop positivity come from? Motivation at its core is one of two things. […]

      There Is Power In Practice (The FRONT #39)

      by Mike Phillips

        When you decide that you want to improve. You MUST practice every… single… day. Consistent, everyday practice creates more stamina, a complete skill set and therefore confidence. Let me start this with a real-life event. My wife and I enjoy going to the gym together. Sometimes we work out on our own, sometimes we take […]

        The YES Factor! *remastered* (The FRONT #38)

        by Mike Phillips

          Get ready for some motivation! Say YES!!! As I have done an all video episode before, this episode of “The FRONT” is all audio. You can still “see” it on YouTube and also by checking out the Lead The Team Podcast Archive. This episode is all about the power of positive thinking! It is about the […]