Joe Calloway helps great companies get even better. His workshops and interactive keynote presentations help develop leaders, create more effective teams, and improve performance for successful businesses who know that they can, and should, be doing more with the people and resources that they already have.

The ultimate wow.

I did a presentation today at a resort hotel called the Wigwam in the Phoenix area.  Last night I had dinner at Litchfield’s, the hotel’s restaurant.  I had no particular expectations.  There was nothing unusual about the decor.  The server was fine, and waitress was pleasant.  There was nothing particularly different or distinctive about it.  I…

The Gold Standard

You can count on me.  You can believe in me.  If I say I’ll do something, I’ll do it.  Put it in the bank.  Bet the farm on it.  It doesn’t matter whether or not I’m in a good mood, have a headache, forgot to pick up my clothes from the cleaners, had a fight…

Let it go.

There is great power in letting go.  The understanding of this is the beginning of what can change your work and your life forever.  If your life or your business isn’t working the way you believe it should be it’s probably because you haven’t yet let go of something that’s in your way.  Something in your…

Are You Great at What Doesn’t Work Anymore?

What used to work: Listening to the customer.  Gathering information. What works today: Informing the customer.  Delivering insights. What used to work: Advertising and marketing. What works today: Quality and consistency. What used to work: Hype. What works today: Performance.  The internet killed hype. (see TripAdvisor.com) What used to work: People bought the chutney because…