A Lesson from Pancakes

  A mother was preparing pancakes for her sons, Kevin 5, and Ryan 3. The boys began to argue over who would get the first pancake. Their mother saw the opportunity for a moral lesson… 'If Jesus were sitting here, He would say, 'Let my brother have the first pancake, I can wait.' Kevin turned […]

Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz has entertained countless children and adults for decades, but I’ll bet you never thought of it as a “leadership” film. While I do not have room here to go into the myriad details and leadership principles to be gleaned from the film, I would like to share the “big rocks” with […]

THE VIEW

  I have a three hour layover at Chicago Midway and it spans the lunch hour. One nice thing about this airport is that they have a large selection of places to eat and shop. Chicago Style Hotdogs to Sushi and everything in between. Literally dozens of options. Which one did I choose? The one […]

Letting Go

  I never cease to be amazed at the number of people who continue to live in the past and then wonder why things don’t work out. Technology and this new economy are changing everything from customer expectations to business marketing strategies. What worked 5 years ago will not work as well today, and even […]

Success Breeds Success

  In my opinion there is no single better way to improve your revenue stream than through referrals. The best advocate you will ever find is a delighted customer who is more than willing to share the good news about your service with their friends and colleagues. Your closing ratio will be higher as well […]

It’s About Time

www.craigkitch.com You have always heard that to be productive and successful you must be good at managing your time. I don’t buy it. In fact, as far as I am concerned, that is a bold face lie. How the heck can you manage time? Time is intangible. It marches on second by second, year after […]

It’s About Time

www.craigkitch.com You have always heard that to be productive and successful you must be good at managing your time. I don’t buy it. In fact, as far as I am concerned, that is a bold face lie. How the heck can you manage time? Time is intangible. It marches on second by second, year after […]