When I talk about the game of golf as a lifestyle, I am referencing the intrinsic aspects that can be gained and not the extrinsic, or material, things. Golf is a great medium to teach self-discipline, self-regulation, respect (for yourself, others, rules, traditions), morals, character, values and many other valuable skills. The key to this? … Continue reading Lifestyle: Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic
For any business to grow they must be aware of both their strengths and weaknesses. Constructive criticism is a vital part to this growth process. Hearing all the positives about what is currently happening with your business is great, however, it doesn’t give you an idea of areas that could be improved in order to … Continue reading Using Constructive Criticism
Strategic planning is a management tool that can be used to initially focus or re-focus a business or organization. It is a process that is used to set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations, ensure that employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals, and adjust the organization’s direction in response to a changing environment or … Continue reading Strategic Planning
A master plan is a blueprint for where the company is, where it is going and what steps need to be taken to get there. It is essentially a map or written version of the vision or long range plan for the business. The benefit of creating a master plan is that it articulates a … Continue reading Creating a Master Plan
I am a certified golf course superintendent but my business isn’t golf. This may sound odd until you take a moment to consider. My business is people, more specifically, customer service. Ghandi said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” This is true in every aspect of … Continue reading What’s Your Business?
Earlier this week I was honored to be invited to attend the grand opening of The First Tee program facility at Edward J. Briscoe Elementary in Fort Worth. This … Continue reading The First Tee at Briscoe Elementary Grand Opening
When you give of yourself with no expectations that positivity will come back to you. Volunteering is the act of giving ones time and effort with no expectation of monetary gain. It is so important to find the time and opportunity to volunteer in order to create and facilitate positive change within our world. I … Continue reading Volunteering-The Importance of Giving Back