Change / Community / Decision Making / Leadership / Technology / Work/Life Balance

The #Future Arrives at Dawn

From the moment you knock off work until the light of the next morning, countless millions of people have spent your evening hours and sleep time aggressively changing everything about your world.  Every night, night after night. Every dawn brings much more than a new day.  As you arrive at work, processes have changed, new … Continue reading

Coaching & Mentoring / Innovation / Leadership / Mission, Goals & Objectives / Speaking / Strategy

Florida Parking Association Annual Conference

The Keynote Address at the 2013 Florida Parking Association Annual Conference will be delivered by Douglas Arnold, APR/CTACC on December 5th in Fort Lauderdale. Arnold will be delivering his signature keynote program LEADERSHIP IN THE AGE OF DISRUPTION.  This program offers insights on why strategic perception is more critical than organizational vision. Excerpts will be … Continue reading

Community / Leadership / Productivity / Products & Services / Profitability / Relationships / Sales Improvement / Success / Uncategorized

#Business Shortcut or Minefield? Five Critical Steps to Take for #Success.

Successful business owners in 2013 realize that continuous change in the marketplace creates both opportunities and obstacles to growth.  There are plenty of minefields and shortcuts to navigate, but you will find you can find some ways to give your business and edge. Government policies, regulations and oversight on the local and state level continue … Continue reading

Appreciation / Attitude / Communications / Creativity / Customers & Clients / Empowerment / Innovation / Inspirational / Leadership / Lifelong Learning / Positivity / Relationships / Success / Work/Life Balance

NOW: The Art of Being ‘In The Moment’

Have you ever found yourself driving when suddenly “awakened” and realize you are miles down the the road from last you remember?  You were not asleep, but you clearly drove the car for some distance without being conscious of steering. Everyone drifts away — taken by deeper thoughts, memories, anxieties and emotions — to an … Continue reading

Accountability / Attitude / Change / Collaboration / Communications / Community / Creativity / Customer Behavior & Mindset / Customers & Clients / Decision Making / Education / Empowerment / Integrity / Leadership / Positivity / Relationships / Responsibility / Service to Others / Success / Work/Life Balance

Six Reasons Why Everything Is So Damn Hard

Life seems so complicated, so challenging, so competitive today. Too fast. Too furious. And, frankly, it is. As we stumble towards Singularity, much evolves and with evolution comes rapid technology transitions, societal upheavals, climate change, political unrest, economic uncertainty, career anxiety and a tremendous amount of apathy. All this contributes to friction. In physics, it … Continue reading

Accountability / Character / Honor / Integrity / Leadership / Responsibility / Virtues

Leadership, Secrets, the NSA, Verizon and Snowden

Throughout all of recorded history, no government that spied on their own citizens proved to be one of integrity, virtue and liberty. While national security is a vital and essential issue for our nation’s leaders, it is essential that checks and balances be in effect. Our executive, legislative and judicial branches appear to be failing … Continue reading

Change / Collaboration / Communications / Community / Decision Making / Inspirational / Leadership / Service to Others

The Eve of Disruption

It was 69 years ago today.  The largest single military armada in history departed England for the shores of France.  The Allied military coalition, unprecedented in the annals of recorded history, initiated the catalytic punch that would ultimately bring Nazi Germany to an end. The Soviets were pushing the Nazis hard and making great strides in … Continue reading