Parker's 

perspectives

October 24, 2019

“We tried that. It didn’t work.
That’s not happening.
It can’t be done.”

How many times have you heard these proclamations about a new idea at a team meeting?

Guess what?

The argument for limitation happens in meetings worldwide. What does it accomplish? Nothing. An...

September 25, 2019

“What’s your favorite TV show?” asked a client.

My brain circuits went searching for the answer. I have my reasons for not watching much TV. Although when I do, I’ll watch Robert Irvine’s Restaurant Impossible. Irvine, a Marine turned chef and restaurateur basically bri...

August 14, 2019

Google leadership development. Boom. In 0.62 seconds, you’ll get about 932,000,000 results.

Search, “How much do U.S. companies spend on leadership development?” Boom. Boom. In 0.72 seconds, you’ll get about 931,000,000 results with U.S. corporations spending – cha-chin...

July 26, 2019


Date confirmed.

Non-disclosure agreement signed.

I secured a meeting, for Josie a client, with the president and her vice president of product development of a gift company.

Josie had a prototype for a first-ever product for an industry whose annual contribution to the G...

July 10, 2019

Robotics. It’s the buzz in the business community. I’m having a conversation with business owners too. But it’s not about robots. Before I get mail, I am not anti-technology. Although, I’ll champion a human who needs a job to keep a roof overhead and put food on the ta...

May 14, 2019

Let’s talk about your business in the context of a financial portfolio.

You work with a fiduciary advisor to develop your strategy. Your investment allocations range from low, moderate to high based upon your risk tolerance. Your advisor monitors and reallocates funds t...

April 7, 2019

New York City, New York. From around the room they gave their name, title and company. A Board Room. The speaker. The tent cards. The fruit bowl perched on the continental breakfast buffet.

In countless meeting rooms across the globe, it’s a familiar scene. This gatheri...

March 25, 2019


Is this going to be a Joel Osteen session?” asked Wayne, a new client. “Ah. No.

Although, the major component of this methodology is mindset alignment with the goal. It underpins everything you do. Everything.” Learning the practical application of mindset alignment is...

March 15, 2019

Paula, I want to step away from my business for three weeks, generate revenue and still have a company when I return.   

Feeling like a hamster on the wheel stinks. Crisis management zaps my energy. I know they’re important, yet doing rote tasks is mind numbing. T...

February 18, 2019

No typo. It’s a shirt, not a short story. Aw c’mon Paula. A story about a shirt can help materialize my business goal? Stay with me.

The shirt story illustrates the basic premise and context of goal fulfillment. Because the content of goal doesn’t necessarily matter, th...

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