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Temecula City YouTube Channel

Temecula City YouTube Channel

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Temecula Magazine 2018

Temecula Magazine 2018

A great overview of Temecula:  Temecula Magazine 2018 Read More »


Temecula State of the City 2018

Temecula State of the City 2018

Great things continuing to shape up for Temecula – see the video below of this year’s State of the City Address (once all the preliminaries are done, the meat of it starts at minute 19:05) Also visit:  Landing page at Temecula City website. Each year, the City places its highest priority on public safety so this year we are shining ... Read More »


Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel? GE!

Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel?  GE!

Update June 20th 2018:  CNBC:  GE booted from the Dow, to be replaced by Walgreens Industrial giant General Electric is out of the Dow Jones industrial average and will be replaced by drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance. GE was one of the original components of the index of 30 stocks in 1896. It has been a continuous member since 1907, ... Read More »


TEDx Temecula

TEDx Temecula

Temecula is on the map with TEDx Temecula. 2018 Absurdity 2017 On the Brink 2016 Reverberate 2015 Masquerade 2014 Inside Out 2013 The Next Stage 2012 Sunshine Through the Mist Must speak there one day.  Spoke at TEDx La Jolla a few years ago.  Read More »


Your AGILITY Challenge & The 5 Roles of Everyday AGILE Leaders

Your AGILITY Challenge & The 5 Roles of Everyday AGILE Leaders

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AGILE Scrum Meetings at Online Trading Academy

AGILE Scrum Meetings at Online Trading Academy

Great post about daily/weekly scrum meetings we started having at Online Trading Academy in their monthly newsletter.  It was the first thing I put in place at the front of the on-ramp to an even more AGILE future.  I am having a blast working with such a great team, such a great business and such a great founder/entrepreneur.  The case-study ... Read More »


Car Dealerships Face Conundrum: Get Big or Get Out plus Carvana and Car Vending Machines

Car Dealerships Face Conundrum: Get Big or Get Out plus Carvana and Car Vending Machines

Interesting reading about the future of the car industry. Car Dealerships Face Conundrum: Get Big or Get Out Carvana Launches in San Diego, Expanding West Coast Presence with Third California Market Carvana   Read More »


The Changing Landscape of Business Risk

The Changing Landscape of Business Risk

Great infographic using data from the 2017 Global Risk Management Survey done by insurance company Aon, it shows the top business risks according to 1,843 risk decision-makers from 33 industry sectors in over 60 countries:  The Changing Landscape of Business Risk.   “Failure to Innovate/Meet Customer Needs” rises from #6 in 2017 to #3 predicted in 2020.  That’s your agility ... Read More »


Speaking in Elkford, British Columbia, Canada

Speaking in Elkford, British Columbia, Canada

Had a great time in the mountains speaking in the mining community of Elkford BC. Read More »


Erin Peereboom Brings a Whole Brain Model to my Groups

Erin Peereboom Brings a Whole Brain Model to my Groups

You already know how much I LOVE whole-brained models.  Erin Peereboom did a fantastic job bringing one of the latest contemporary whole-brained  models to my Vistage groups this month, emergenetics. Here’s what caught my attention most of all about it being GREAT: My members did an online assessment before the meeting – they were all motivated to do it because ... Read More »


Vistage Member Jeff Zember’s Next Chapter: from Success to Significance

Vistage Member Jeff Zember’s Next Chapter:  from Success to Significance

It was a day of very mixed emotions this month as we said farewell to one of our founding members, Jeff Zember, after a very successful exit/sale of his business. Press release: Innovative Chemical Products Group Announces Acquisition of Pli-Dek. There is no prouder day for a Vistage Chair! Unprompted by me, Jeff said that the two best investments he ... Read More »


Recession-Ready & Depression-Dexterous?

Recession-Ready & Depression-Dexterous?

Are you ready to play chess with your economic future, with the dexterity required?  We just had our 2018 San Diego Vistage Executive Summit with an economic update from Alan Beaulieu, one of our favorite economists who we follow in the Vistage Community – The Beaulieu Brothers of ITR Economics. Here are the headlines I heard: Slowdown in the second ... Read More »


Recession Ready Plans ABCDEF

Recession Ready Plans ABCDEF

My Vistage members still talk about the Recession-Ready work I had them do back in 2006/7 after we heard from our Vistage economists who we follow that something big was coming, which turned into what we now call the “Great Recession”.   When do most people react to a recession?  Day 1 of a recession!  Which means it’s day 181 ... Read More »


Experience Vistage in Temecula/Murrieta Tuesday July 10th

Experience Vistage in Temecula/Murrieta Tuesday July 10th

Be our Guest to Experience the Power of a Vistage Peer Group. Tuesday July 10th, 8:00-5:00. Speaker: “Raise Revenues & Increase Profits by Creating a Totally Accountable Workplace” Mike Scot (Top ranked and award winning Vistage Speaker) Find out more about the first ever Temecula Valley Vistage CEO Group. Read More »


Transitioning My San Diego Vistage Groups to a GREAT new Vistage Chair, Brian Gates.

Transitioning My San Diego Vistage Groups to a GREAT new Vistage Chair, Brian Gates.

After 15 years of Chairing Vistage groups in San Diego it’s time to ride off into the sunset – the Temecula Valley Wine Country sunset that is, where I now live fulfilling a dream of a wine country home, where I will continue Chairing Vistage groups:  First Ever Temecula Vistage CEO Group I am delighted to be in the process ... Read More »


A Strong Enough “Why” Will Take You to the Top by Dr. Woody

A Strong Enough “Why” Will Take You to the Top by Dr. Woody

A great piece about one of my favorite topics of Passionate Purpose from at OTA’s Whole LOTA Love Newsletter:  A Strong Enough “Why” Will Take You to the Top by Dr. Woody. Read More »


The New New School of AGILE: Online Trading Academy Lunch & Learn (including The Marshmallow Challenge!)

The New New School of AGILE:  Online Trading Academy Lunch & Learn (including The Marshmallow Challenge!)

Introducing the new school of AGILE thinking to all employees at Online Trading Academy, through a lunch and learn workshop, a video and the newsletter.  It was one of the first things I did at the front of the on-ramp to an even more AGILE future. I am having a blast working with such a great team, such a great ... Read More »


Life’s Work: An Interview with Deepak Chopra

Life’s Work: An Interview with Deepak Chopra

Great interview with Deepak Chopra in the Harvard Business Review:  Life’s Work: An Interview with Deepak Chopra.  Headlines are: I give them [leaders] the opportunity to reflect on important questions: Who am I? Why do I think I exist? What is my purpose? What does a meaningful relationship mean to me, both professionally and personally? What is my contribution? What ... Read More »


AGILE at Scale: How to Create a Truly Flexible Organization

AGILE at Scale:  How to Create a Truly Flexible Organization

Great cover article in this month’s Harvard Business Review:  AGILE at Scale: How to Create a Truly Flexible Organization Headlines are: In today’s tumultuous markets, where established companies are furiously battling assaults from start-ups and other insurgent competitors, the prospect of a fast-moving, adaptive organization is highly appealing. But as enticing as such a vision is, turning it into a ... Read More »


Supreme Agility

Supreme Agility

Update 6/24/18 The san Diego Tribune: The Supreme Court gives Ray Lucia a second chance to clear his name  New York Post:  Supreme Court rules SEC in-house judges unconstitutional One of my Vistage Members, Ray Lucia Jnr, was in the Supreme Court of the USA (SCOTUS) the other day in support of his father, Ray Lucia Snr.  Read more here: ... Read More »


Message for Bearspaw Contracting

Message for Bearspaw Contracting

I am looking forward to being with you for our upcoming team session. Please see my video below and then continue reading below for a little pre-work:  Some pre-work: In advance of our session, please be considering these Questions-to-Ponder: How is your AGILITY being tested these days? As an Enterprise? With your Innovation? With your Business Model Migration? As ... Read More »


What to do if the Stock Markets Crash

What to do if the Stock Markets Crash

Great webinar video below from Online Trading Academy: What to Do if the Markets Crash … or rather, what to do when the markets crash … or even better, what to do before the markets crash.  The video gives a great overview depending upon your goals: Preserving Capital? Understand the pros and cons of going to Cash, CDs (Certificates of ... Read More »


AGILE On Ramp

AGILE On Ramp

It was great being with you as your Speaker and I am glad that you responded to my call-to-action for follow-up resources here, designed to provide you a on-ramp to becoming more agile as a leader, as a team, as an organization, as a business and as an enterprise. For latest updates of AGILITY case-studies, books and research surveys visit: ... Read More »


Speaking in Baltimore

Speaking in Baltimore

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More Was Never Enough (What Legacy Will You Leave?)

More Was Never Enough (What Legacy Will You Leave?)

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The Time You Have in Jelly Beans

The Time You Have in Jelly Beans

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Are You making This Basic Trading Mistake

Are You making This Basic Trading Mistake

Great “Lessons from the Pros” blog from Online Trading Academy’s Chief Trading Strategist, Sam Seiden.  Are you making this basic trading mistake? Simply put, one of the worst things you can do is buy after price has moved higher and sell after price has declined, yet these are two actions people take in the markets every day. It’s no wonder ... Read More »


Working with my Partner Tom O’Shea for a Top Tier Client in San Mateo

Working with my Partner Tom O’Shea for a Top Tier Client in San Mateo

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Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel? Wells Fargo!

Who’s Been Asleep at the Wheel?  Wells Fargo!

Does Wells Fargo Have a Plan? Eighteen months after the bogus-accounts scandal, America’s third-largest bank is trying to get back on track Read More »

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