Category: Inspiration

Make Every Team you are on Better

Make Every Team you are on Better

I started Performance Strategies Group, Inc. (PSG) in 1990 with one premise in mind: Teams can improve when communication within the team improves. Teams that work particularly well together get along—they mesh. When teams have a common operating language, they are...
Come Home Alive Book released!

Come Home Alive Book released!

I am excited to announce the book that chronicle’s Chris’s first cancer journey is now released and available for purchase. Through it, we want to inspire anyone with a cancer diagnosis and their caregiver to work together and focus their willpower in order to Come Home Alive.

ALPS…Play Improv

ALPS…Play Improv

Agree and Add on “Yes, and…is the guiding principle behind all improv,” says Jennine Profeta, Second City performer and theatre educator.  I’ve always thought of it as agree and add on.  Today it seems that finding fault, correcting others, being obstinate,...
ALPS…Listening

ALPS…Listening

Feel Real The small child glanced over at his mother after the waitress looked him squarely in the eyes and took his food order.  “She thinks I’m real,” were his words to his mother.  When we truly listen to others, they feel real…not irrelevant, but a real...
ALPS…Acknowledge…it’s as easy as that!

ALPS…Acknowledge…it’s as easy as that!

Average is no longer acceptable We must do something extra, with an excellence that deserves attention.  We need to be thinking, “how can I add some chocolate sauce, whipped cream and a cherry on top!”  We do that by adding “presence” while we can’t be present with...