Posts tagged with ‘Goals’

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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 […]

2017 Is Out! 2018 Is In! Happy New Year! (The FRONT #56)

by Mike Phillips

Happy New Year! Time keeps marching on and moving forward!  I hope you have a fun, exciting and Prosperous New Year 2018! On New Year’s Eve, last year many were claiming that 2017 would be the best year ever!!! How quickly those statements and resolutions can become abandoned and forgotten. Fast forward one year… 2018 will be […]

Conversation And Connection Are A Commodity (The FRONT #53)

by Mike Phillips

The art of conversation and connection with other people is valuable! I was in a training session yesterday talking about “the greeting” in a sales process. And during the conversation, it came around to a few topics. The topics of actual real connection with another human being. And the art of having a conversation. A […]

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, […]

Is It All About The Daily Grind? (The FRONT #52)

by Mike Phillips

Time to rise and grind! First, let me give a shout out to Jim Kristoff who offered me the inspiration for today. You can see Jim’s Sunday morning post that I am talking about here. This got my creativity flowing today and made me think. Jim made this comment: “Rise and grind?? If you have […]

Work Is Greater Than Want (The FRONT #49)

by Mike Phillips

You Need the Line in the Sand… Sometimes.

by Mike Phillips

The line in the sand? It’s true. There is still a time and place for authoritarian leadership. We are in an age of democratic and collaborative, feel-good leadership. During this time, right now, in history, many leaders, speakers, and trainers are instructing company management and executive leadership that everyone needs to feel included and that all […]

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 […]

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. […]