Stick With It

About twenty years ago, I tried to get a nonprofit off the ground. I launched a new initiative in my community to kick start it. I spent a lot of time on the phone recruiting sponsors for the event. And … Read more

Who Gets the Credit on Your Team?

Harry Truman said, “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” If it’s all about you, then you won’t get much done. But if you are willing to share the credit with … Read more

The Six Keys to Great Messaging

Good branding matters whether you work for a company or a nonprofit. Whether you’re selling a product or you’re selling an idea. And good branding requires great messaging. Before I started Transformational Impact LLC, I worked with my friend Ben … Read more

5 Key Situations to Express Appreciation

People appreciate appreciation. In fact, they crave it. People want to be acknowledged for who they are and what they do. And you as a leader will do well to express appreciation to those around you. People need appreciation in … Read more

How to Overcome Mental Obstacles

When you are trying to accomplish something, often you have to overcome obstacles in your way. But the most difficult ones to overcome are mental obstacles. Many times you may not even be aware of mental obstacles. You may have … Read more

Four Ways You Can Declutter Your Mind

In today’s constant pace it’s tempting to think you need to maximize every spare minute. As a result you can keep yourself so busy that you don’t think you have time to slow down. But to keep yourself at your … Read more

When Is The Right Time for Strategic Planning?

It is always important to think about the future of your business.  But when is the right time for strategic planning? The short answer to that question is whenever you will expect to experience significant change.  And in today’s business … Read more

Why You Should Prepare a Strategic Plan

A strategic plan is a necessity for any business endeavor.  I have seen the value it provides for client organizations and companies I have worked with.  But don’t take my word for it.  Here’s what Bruce had to say. Bruce chairs … Read more

How to Cultivate Vision for Your Life

Why is it so important to cultivate vision for our lives, our ministries, and our businesses?  Because God sees us in a way that we often don’t see ourselves. Many people don’t have a full sense of what they can … Read more