Category: Lessons Learned

How does Jordan Spieth Spell Success?

    R E S I L I E N C E Life lessons for your Business from a 23-year old ...Read More »

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How did “magic” drive the success of Apple Computer and 2 lessons to learn from it.

It has been 40 years since Apple Computer was incorporated in 1977. 35 years later in 2012, when ...Read More »

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A Commencement Speech (2017)

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What is the ONE Personal Characteristic that Outdoes All Others?

Martin Frey summits Mount Vinson 2012 completing his quest to summit the highest peeks on all seve...Read More »

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Today’s Election – A Lesson, A Warning, and A Note of Optimism

WORST ELECTION CHOICES EVER? By any measure, Tuesday's Presidential election is the most "interesti...Read More »

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No Arms No Legs but ONE GIGANTIC HEART

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of meeting someone who is NOT running for President, some...Read More »

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The Year in Review

2015 Technology in the State of Utah This past year was a remarkable one for the State of Utah and ...Read More »

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The David Bradford 60/30/10 Rule

Over my 35 years in business, I have seen lots of companies grow, scale and prosper but even more st...Read More »

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Do We Have Guardian Angels?

It was an average, ordinary day in Provo, Utah. I had been at our local golf club banging out a few ...Read More »

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Being “Overrated” can be a good thing — Just ask Rickie Fowler

  People will put labels on us: Overrated, Underrated, Too Small, Too Old, Can’t wi...Read More »

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One Huge Lesson Executives can learn from Tragedy in Baltimore

We have all been shocked at the rioting and destruction in one of America’s great cities- Baltimor...Read More »

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What the Final Four Coaches can teach our Corporate CEO’s

Mike Krzyzewski, Tom Izzo, John Calipari, and Bo Ryan – magical names, remarkable coaches. Each ha...Read More »

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THE LITTLE STATE THAT COULD

In 2007, “The Little Engine that Could” was named one of the top 100 books for teachers of all t...Read More »

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Don’t let the Critics Define You; Why I am Rooting for Tiger Woods.

I love people who overcome the odds. A great comeback story, whether in sports or business, is somet...Read More »

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How You can be “Third String” and still win a National Title

One of history’s great college football stories has just been written. In my mind, it has massive ...Read More »

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The Top 7 Quotes of the Year from 2014 to inspire us in 2015

Last year I had 17,770 “Likes” to my Facebook posts. Interesting—Yes? Meaningful—I hope so. ...Read More »

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Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Building Business Relationships

If you are interested in reading my latest article on HuffingtonPost, it can be found here: Top 10 ...Read More »

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What are Mockingjays and why are they critical to your success as a company?

Mockingjays in the workplace from David Bradford One of the hottest new movies on the mark...Read More »

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I am now a contributing author for the Huffington Post

If you are interested in reading my latest article, it can be found here: 5 (New) Reasons Why Mitt ...Read More »

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How great Leaders “Get Stuff Done”

I just finished a flight from Salt Lake City to Orange County and thanks to JetBlue, was able to lis...Read More »

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FOLLOW UP – A Key To The Largest IPO In The History Of The World

I met Scott Cutler through a friend IN THE EARLY 2000’S. When we first became acquainted, he was e...Read More »

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Coopetition and the 2014 World Cup

People that know me well see me generally as a "nice guy" but one with a serious competitive bent. F...Read More »

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Commemorating the brave soldiers that fought to preserve our way of life in World War I and World War II

This is not my ordinary  blog. Today, we commemorate D-Day.  It was the Allied attack on the Europ...Read More »

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Never Get Too High Or Too Low in Business: The Truth Emerging From The NBA Thunder And Spurs

The critics said the Oklahoma City Thunder were done. Cooked. Over. They had NO chance against the m...Read More »

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Business Lessons from California Chrome’s Win in the Kentucky Derby

Steve Coburn and Perry Martin laughed all the way to the winner's circle this last weekend as their ...Read More »

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The World-Class Communicator’s Greatest Gift: Curiosity

As a result of a recent blog, I was contacted by an old friend I have not seen in over a decade. He ...Read More »

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Lessons Learned from My Recent Dinner with Robert Shapiro the Founder of Legal Zoom

Robert Shapiro is a remarkable man. Many people know him as the Founder of LegalZoom; others know hi...Read More »

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Two Things I Learned On American Idol

Hollywood, J Lo, Harry Connick, Jr, Lights, Music, excitement.  The American Idol results show ...Read More »

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Good luck. Coincidence. Good Fortune. Great timing.

I am not sure what it is, but I have been fortunate to be a part of some of what firms like Forbes a...Read More »

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Flourish or Flounder in Business

I saw a road sign some years ago which read: "Every business relationship has its basis in a ...Read More »

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Slow Down. Rest Up. Replenish. And Refill.

OK- I will admit it. Yesterday, I woke up a bit depressed. The high in my Utah community was goi...Read More »

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I Wanted To Be a Sportscaster…

When I was a young child, I wanted to be a Sportscaster. I was enamored by sports and competitio...Read More »

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Why This day of JFK’s Assassination 50 Years Ago Drove My Career Choice

I looked it up and the high Temperature for November 22, 1963 in Billings, Montana was 39 degrees. I...Read More »

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Entrepreneurial Success Radio

What a blast! I just shared some of my thoughts on my entrepreneurial and business journey over on...Read More »

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Reconnecting

Reconnecting after 53 years! People who know me best know that I am passionate about connecting wi...Read More »

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