Back to the Future!

The choices we make today can have far-reaching impacts on your future life – and lives of others. We recently watched Back to The Future, which is a great movie classic from the ’80s!  I was impacted by the scene where Marty returns back to the future, after...
Torn down and built back up

Torn down and built back up

Fresh from our annual September Leadership Summit – it was without a doubt the best in the history of our practice – our team was suddenly reenergized, with a new sense of clarity about Allied Physical Therapy’s “Future City.” We cast a bold vision...
Turning Vision into Action

Turning Vision into Action

I recently had the opportunity to meet with author, speaker and leader Matt Keller about how to translate vision into action.  According to Keller, one of the most important things that a leader must do to move their organization forward is to clearly articulate the...
It’s Impossible: We (I) Don’t Have The Resources

It’s Impossible: We (I) Don’t Have The Resources

Honestly,  how often do you think or verbalize this thought?   I don’t have the money, the time, the experience, the knowledge, to reach my goal.  Therefore, I can’t take that step, to do what I really want to do, to be where I really want to be.   The real...
Change is hard!!

Change is hard!!

I am at Publix eating a salad here in Fort Myers, Florida, when I see George, who has been bagging groceries here since at least 2002, when Melissa and I were living at Red Cedar Drive apartments. There is a certain comfort in seeing George still here; still working...
Leading Change

Leading Change

Smart vs. Healthy Is your business Smart and Healthy? In his book, The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni explains that it is natural for most leaders to focus on the “Smart” aspects of business, such as financial metrics, sales and marketing, tracking software, compliance...
Perspective

Perspective

I turned 45 years old in April.  It is hard to believe. I am grateful for where I am today, my faith, my family, my team, my community.   The average lifespan in the Unted States today is 78 years. I am shooting for 90. So this means I am now at the half-way point....
The Seagull vs. The Sandpiper

The Seagull vs. The Sandpiper

On a recent family vacation to one of our favorite places – Long Boat Key, Florida – we spent the majority of our time on the beach, enjoying Gulf breezes, watching and playing with the kids, having good conversation, and enjoying this beautiful state we live in. ...
The Most Important Question We Can Ask As a Leader

The Most Important Question We Can Ask As a Leader

As our company grows, I am continually reminded of our most vital asset – our people. Recognizing that each team member is a person with human strengths and weaknesses, instead of as a collective staff object, or another business asset, has transformed my mind as a...
A Gift for You

A Gift for You

My daughter Anna just celebrated her 10th birthday.  She was so excited to be double digits! She entertained 11 of her friends at our home for a sleepover. (I do have the greatest wife in the world.)   The girls played games, swam in the pool, and watched...