Keith Speers is one of the most driven and professionally captivating people to work with. Keith is transforming education around the nation. To work with Keith would be an honor.
— Lubna Najjar, Legislative Aid, Ohio House of Representatives
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Woke up this morning thinking about a few things which I thought I would share. Maybe one or two of them will spark something for you. First, hustle. Hustle on its own seems like a positive thing, right? We hear people say it all the time – Do something! What are you up to? […]
In a conversation about Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma University’s quarterback, several people were discussing his behavior on the field. During the course of the season, he has had several questionable moments. Following along with the feed, I couldn’t help but think about the bigger issues – sportsmanship, integrity and the culture of winning we have created […]
While speaking with a group of young entrepreneurs the other day, they asked for my best advice. Expecting I would talk about scaling and how to rapidly grow a business, they were shocked when I didn’t mention that at all. Instead, I talked about five game changers – things you can do to completely change […]
It’s January, so of course, everyone is talking and asking about resolutions – something I generally don’t do. Sure, I have some idea of things I’d like to do, but I don’t write down “I resolve to…” It got me thinking about it though. Here’s what I finally came up with for 2017: I want […]
I expect a lot from small business owners and entrepreneurs. I expect them to be better, smarter, nicer, more thoughtful, etc. I’m not saying that’s a fair expectation, but I do expect it nonetheless. 2016 was the year of a lot of small business owners and entrepreneurs puffing out their chests and acting like they’re […]
I was talking with a client yesterday about a number of topics she was struggling with this week. She’s smart, articulate, hard-working, driven. I say this because her problems don’t stem from laziness or lack of intelligence. After almost an hour of strategizing and problem solving, I stopped cold, looked her in the eyes and […]