Posts from 2017

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FUN is a Key Element in Business Success

by Mike Phillips

    Working on your success… the process should be fun! As a leader, you are helping to set the tempo of the work environment. No one wants to have someone who is 100% business, all the time. It’s important that you take your work seriously, just don’t be so bound up to take yourself seriously all of the […]

    Evolution Is Different Than Sacrifice (The FRONT #36)

    by Mike Phillips

      It’s true. Evolution and sacrifice are different things, but I imagine you know that. Let me explain the context…This episode came out of a conversation that my wife and I were having about a pop artist last night. While listening to the radio, I commented that, “(The artist) doesn’t know who she is, or who […]

      You Have To Take The Shot

      by Mike Phillips

        Every once in a while. Opportunities arise. If someone offers, say YES. If you sense there is an opportunity, say YES. When it happens, remember to breathe slow and deep, inhale. Stare right down the sight and get a clear picture of the target. What is it that you want? Make sure you can make […]

        It’s okay to NOT have everyone like you (The FRONT #35)

        by Mike Phillips

          What if I told you, that it’s okay to NOT have everyone like you. Historically many influential and now universally loved people were hated in their time. Jesus Christ, Abe Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., just to name a few. Jesus spent his life spreading the word of God, of love, hope, and understanding. The […]

          Resiliency in Business

          by Mike Phillips

            Resilience is vital to both personal and business success. It’s the ability to recover quickly, to adapt and to move in the face of adversity or trauma.  It combines mental toughness and agility with a sort of emotional strength. Being resilient does not mean that a person doesn’t experience distress. Stress and emotional discomfort are a […]

            Building On Yesterday’s Performance (The FRONT #34)

            by Mike Phillips

              Building on Yesterday’s Performance and Getting Better Every Day! Today, I’m going to give you 10 actions or mindsets to aid you in continually upping your performance. Know this, your present conditions reflect decisions you have made in the past. So today, when you look back on yesterday – it was YOU that made the […]

              How are you feeling?

              by Mike Phillips

                Well, really… how are you feeling today? Whatever’s happening in your life, you can find wisdom in God’s Word. God’s Word can help you tackle it all! And, for those times when you can’t think of specific words to search for, sometimes you must simply pray; from your heart, and from your faith – not […]

                Maintaining Momentum (The FRONT #33)

                by Mike Phillips

                  How to keep going, and maintaining momentum! Inspiration came from my kickboxing class this morning. I had one of the gal’s hollers at me, “COME ON MIKE, KEEP GOING!” My immediate reply was, “Just because I am not going as fast as you, does not mean I’ve stopped.” I think that is so relevant and […]

                  Accountability, The Manager’s Sidekick

                  by Mike Phillips

                    Accountability is a fundamental key to any businesses success. In business we want accountability. We want responsible, successful people to work for us. We want staff to come ready-made to already be achieving awesomeness… But most often it takes a lot of consistency and work. Responsibility is the ability to act independently and make decisions without […]

                    5 Tips On Learning Effectively (The FRONT #32)

                    by Mike Phillips

                      Today I am talking about effective learning and growth. When people are learning and growing, it makes them more valuable. More valuable to themselves in the form of self-confidence and self-worth and upgraded intra-personal skills. It makes them more valuable to their families, improves interpersonal skills and their relationships. And certainly, makes them more valuable […]