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FEB
10
2014

The Value of Values

Values are a hot topic right now at Miller Inspiration. Namely, how do we infuse a consistent, memorable, meaningful and actionable set of values within a company that is involved in wide-ranging endeavors and has 10,000+ employees spread across the country? Frankly, we are still
JAN
31
2014

Blocking and Tackling

During his life, Larry H. Miller was often asked how he achieved such phenomenal business success. In his autobiography, Driven, Larry offered a list of fundamental principles that anyone can adopt to succeed in the business world: The only stupid question is an unasked question.
JAN
22
2014

Conviction

On June 14, 1998, the Utah Jazz met the Chicago Bulls in game six of the NBA finals. The arena was packed with 20,000 fans. Some of the greatest players in NBA history were on the floor: Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, John Stockton, Scottie Pippen. Two legendary couches, Phil
JAN
15
2014

Pursue Your Passion

You never know what opportunities will arise when you pursue your passion. Larry H. Miller had a passion for fastpitch softball. At age 26, he moved his family from Utah to Colorado so he could play for one of the best teams in the West. That lead to a job as parts manager at a
JAN
10
2014

Benefit of the Doubt

This morning, one of the vice presidents in the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies was telling a story about Larry. She said, “If Larry shook your hand, you had a deal. And even if it was to his detriment, he wouldn’t unwind it.” The trust that Larry built with
JAN
07
2014

I’m Going There. How?

The new year is barely a week old, but there’s a good chance that some of you are already experiencing “resolution fatigue,” when you realize that the goals you set are going to be more difficult to achieve than you first thought. Larry H. Miller talked often about setting goals,
DEC
27
2013

I Will…

Taking action is the critical step in achieving goals. At our recent Foundations of Success pilot workshop, we gave out “I Will…” cards and asked participants to write down what they were going to DO with the insights they’d just gained. Here are two
DEC
19
2013

Announcing: Workshop Page

This week we’ll be piloting our Foundations of Success Workshop for the 5th time. If you’d like to schedule this workshop for your organization, please contact us for more information.
DEC
12
2013

9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People – Yahoo Small Business Advisor

Are you a remarkable success? Do you want to be? 9 Raw insights into success in this article and worth a read. No matter what you’ve done or accomplished in the past, you’re never too good to roll up your sleeves, get dirty, and do the grunt work.  No job is ever too
DEC
05
2013

Keeping Your Most Valued Employees Happy

While the team researched content about retaining employees, we found this great article by Richard Branson about retaining employees “The trick is to ensure that your staff feels empowered. As your team members grow into their jobs, give them real responsibilities: Theyll