“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”-John 15:13 This week has been a hectic week of travel and conferences. It was great to be back at a live event with people – building new relationships and reconnecting with old ones. I often say we are […]


BD – The Magic to Growth

“Opportunity is lying on the floor of every organization you walk into, just pick it up!” -BG (Retired) Duke DeLuca BD is the key to growing yourself and your organization. No, I’m not talking about Business Development. I’m talking about Better Delegation.     Yes, delegation. The art of having someone else do something for you.    Sounds easy, […]


Vivid Visions Trump Institutional Inertia

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”  Proverbs 29:18   Ever wonder how some organizations are so good at making the impossible happen? Converting some wild idea into a viable product or service? And then from viable to wild “overnight” success?   I was talking with an entrepreneur from the heavy civil construction industry – an amazing story […]


Inspiring People & Places: Episode 22

Title: “BJ’s Going to Walt Disney World!” Episode Summary: BJ reflects on his upcoming family trip to Walt Disney World, as well as some leadership lessons from Walt Disney, and the importance of customer service. Host: BJ Kraemer, MCFA Click here to listen on iTunes. Click here to listen on Spotify. Click here to listen online.