Synergize.Me exists to prepare leaders to be ready when their moment to “STEP UP” arrives!

Synergize.Me exists to prepare leaders to be ready when their moment to “STEP UP” arrives!

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Kick the Tires, Replace Them or Reinvent Them?

Kick the Tires, Replace Them or Reinvent Them?

We’ve all heard the age old business advice that says, “There’s no reason to reinvent the wheel!”

Sometimes this advice has merit. If we’re simply changing something for the sake of change, then our time is usually a HUGE freaking waste of time! Change without purpose is typically an exercise in taste or narcissism.

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When You Hit The DIP…

When You Hit The DIP…

I love roller coasters!  Some people fight over the front car, others love the last car; my favorite place to sit is on the fence line around the roller coaster, watching the people riding the roller coaster!  While some are terrified, others are laughing and having...

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It’s OK to Cry

It’s OK to Cry

Emotions... real men, we're told, are able to keep them under control.  I used to be one of those guys who fought like crazy to do just that.  In addition to "Never let'em see you sweat", I added "or cry, or be sad, or get your feelings hurt".  Whether it was stupid...

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Starting Over… Again.

Starting Over… Again.

Many of the experiences, forces and consequences of this life lie far beyond our control, or even our influence. In this great and wild cosmos, we would love to believe that we are the masters of our own destiny. Life convinces us, sometimes harshly, that the...

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The Seven Deadly Sins That Kill Synergy

The Seven Deadly Sins That Kill Synergy

We're talking about Synergy... that's when one of us gets together with more than just one of us... and put our ideas, our creativity, our efforts together... and something amazing happens. The whole of our efforts and results really IS greater than the sum of all our...

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There’s a Shadow on the X-Ray…

There’s a Shadow on the X-Ray…

OK, there are some things you don't want to hear your doctor say... Among those things you DON"T want to hear is this list provided by Roger Sampson: 1. Oops.2. Wow, never seen this before.3. Your wife will still love you.4. This is really, really going to hurt.5....

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7 Surprising Reasons People Avoid Following Your Lead

7 Surprising Reasons People Avoid Following Your Lead

One of my dearest friends asks this question often... "Do you live a life worth following?" It's more than a powerful question... it's terrifying. It causes us to do a deep dive into our values, our vision for the moments we get to spend on this planet, and for the...

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Swim Strong or Swim Smart?

Swim Strong or Swim Smart?

I've never been caught in a riptide, but I've read stories from those who have.  It's terrifying.  Swim as hard as you can for the shore, only to see yourself getting farther away with each stroke.   Sometimes as leaders we face similar struggles,...

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