Why I’m Thankful For Ellen DeGeneres

By |July 18th, 2017|

I saw this video of Ellen receiving her much deserved Medal of Freedom Award just before heading out to pick up our pasta-to-go from the neighborhood pizzeria. I’ve always admired Ellen, but upon watching this I was overwhelmed with what can only be described as love for her. Yes America, I love Ellen DeGeneres. And, […]

We Know CISOs

By |July 12th, 2017|

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Before becoming the Director of National Intelligence, friend and former Indiana Senator Dan Coats said, “Cyber threats have moved to the No. 1 spot as the most direct threat to America.” That’s why we are particularly focused on information security executive search. The future of our nation could well depend upon the leadership coming […]

IT’s All About the People

By |July 10th, 2017|

Video Transcript
Technologies come and go. The common variable is always the people. It’s always about the people. Dignity, integrity and excellence. We want to nurture the dignity of every person that we come into contact with at Ambassador Solutions.

We are one of the few firms that is going to make what’s most important to you […]

THE Question Every Board Member Will Soon Be Asking…Or Should Be

By |June 15th, 2017|

Every rookie salesperson worth their weight in Ramen noodles knows the answer to this question –what is your company/product’s “Unique Selling Proposition” (USP)? A USP is the one thing that sets companies and products apart from their competition. A strong one can take a company on a breathless up and to the right growth trajectory […]

We Have To Find Our Way Back Home

By |January 10th, 2017|

At the poignant turning point in the true story hit movie, Lion, thirty-year-old Saroo Brierley longingly says, “I have to find my way back home”.  Home being six thousand miles away in the Ganesh Tilai neighborhood of Khandwa, India.  Born Sheru (meaning lion) Munshi Khan, when he was only five years old, “Saroo” found himself lost and […]

The #1 Reason Why a Trump Presidency Should Scare Every American

By |November 9th, 2016|

While preparing for the short walk to my polling place yesterday, I was torn between donning a clothespin on my nose or an American flag over my shoulder.  I chose the latter and swore off engaging in any political rancor throughout what turned into a very long day.  After dozing off between 2 and 3am, I awoke to hear […]

Sow On To Go On

By |November 2nd, 2016|

“Those who sow with tears will reap with joy.”
– Psalms 126:5

One early morning last week, at the intersection of business and life, I found this ancient harvest principle to be immensely helpful.  So much so, I thought others might possibly reap some benefit for themselves.

No sowing…no reaping.  No seeds planted…no crop harvested.  But, sowing with […]

Millennial Drops Bomb On Boomer In Sauna War

By |June 23rd, 2016|

Most mornings, I can be found in my fitness center sauna following a workout.  Monday night was a rare exception. With a late business dinner on tap, I decided to hit the lap pool around 6pm to catch a second wind before heading downtown.  Little did I know I was heading smack dab into the Sauna War.

I was enjoying […]

Saluting Our Silent Cyber War Heroes

By |May 20th, 2016|

Having recently spoken to dozens of Chief Security Officers (CSO) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISO), I’ve yet to find a single one who does not agree with the following quote from Senator Coats.
“Cyber threats have moved to the No. 1 spot as the most direct threat to America.”
– Dan Coats, Director of National Intelligence 
This […]

IT Leadership Change Under Consideration…

By |February 5th, 2016|

…or perhaps it should be?  Imagine receiving the resignation of your top IT executive.  Would you be concerned or relieved?  If you would be relieved, then it might be time to consider a change in IT leadership.  But, before listing all the problems you perceive with your current IT leader, consider stepping back to see […]

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