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Please Check Out THE FRONT Playlist!

by Mike Phillips

This week, instead of a new show… Please check out the entire FRONT playlist! In the words of my friend LeeLee Williams, Today, TODAY, today!!! Today, I am working on some extra setup and behind the scenes things that need to be done. It’s the little things that MUST be done, that often no one wants […]

Level Awareness (The FRONT #60)

by Mike Phillips

What is level awareness? As a leader, it is being competent in where your individual people and teams are at. As an individual, it is knowing yourself, knowing your ability and being confident to compete at that level. Competing at the highest level is not just about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, it’s the journey. You have to […]

Monitor and Measure When It’s Important (The FRONT #59)

by Mike Phillips

Monitor and measure all the time, yes, it’s always important. This episode is geared heavily toward the automotive space and third-party vendors. Performance measurement starts with the target and goal setting! Many people think that they should begin measuring once you have a set target. As a key leader, it is your job to begin […]

Fired Up Friday (#7)

by Mike Phillips

Happy Friday Everyone! You will often be a beginner at something. Make sure you always give it all of your efforts. Over time, with practice and hard work, you will gain knowledge, experience, and sometimes, expertise. Everyone has got to start somewhere. When would, NOW, be a good time to start? #MUCHLOVE 

2018, Don’t Abandon The Basics! (The FRONT #55)

by Mike Phillips

2018… You need to stay true to the basics!  Don’t… Abandon… The… Basics! If you are anywhere online right now, there are stories and ads all over the place that are urging you to make your resolutions! In fact, many of the articles are similar to… “9 Steps for Success, in 2018!” “Here is how to conquer everything […]

Success Is More Than One Size Fits All

by Mike Phillips

“One size fits all” is a description of a product that would fit in all instances.  In fact, one size fits all has been extended to mean one style or one procedure would fit or work in all related situations. This saying has been in use for decades. While it may work for hats, gloves, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]