Author Archives: Sean

Because I Can

“Because I can!” Those three words can be uttered by someone thinking only about themselves or someone thinking about others. Punishing and spiteful or proud and hopeful. The difference between selfish and selfless lies more in the “self” part of the word as opposed to the suffix you choose to add to it. You decide…

Don’t Stop Now, You’re On a Roll

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. How was your Christmas? Did you gather with family to watch “It’s a Wonderful Life” or “A Christmas Story”…

Every Sales Team Needs a New Puppy

My older brother Jot brought his new puppy over this afternoon. Casey, a purebred golden retriever is the newest addition to the Carpenter family menagerie which has always been a traditionally dog-friendly environment. As young Casey entered our house on a short visit to meet our yellow labrador Callie, there was lots of sniffing and scurrying about…

Clear the Clutter When the Coast is Clear

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. I cleaned up my home office yesterday afternoon. It was deep cleaning that involved clearing bookcases and moving lots…

Two Words

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. This is blog post #750. There’s nothing specifically significant about that number other than it’s a nice round number…

Rearranging the Room

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. When I was a kid, I used to love rearranging my bedroom. It was a chance for me to…

Meet Me for Breakfast?

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning.    “…what we found out is that each one of us is a brain, and an athlete, and a…

Business Planning by the Letters

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. It’s that time of the year when everyone should be starting to think about their 2017 Business Plans. Some…

I Used to Hate It, But Now…

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Meatloaf. Thinking back to my youth it was easily one of my least favorite meals. Not that my mother…

For Pete’s Sake – 40 Years of Service & Stories

I’m sitting at the Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore (BWI) waiting for my flight to Denver. I just spent a few days here for a Mastermind Session with some fellow business professionals talking about everything from business planning to customer experience to personal development. On the way to the airport, one of my hosts, Doug…