THE ART OF TIME A few months ago I attended a local art gallery talk. Since then, I have often thought about one of the works that was exhibited in the show. During the talk, the artist had the opportunity to ask a lively audience what they thought her work was trying to convey. At […]
The status quo is no longer enough. Your company has grown incrementally, but you are ready to take it to a totally new level. The challenge is how? The most powerful way to move forward can sometimes be to take a step back. Stop and ask the most basic question- why are we in business? Even better, ask your best customers why […]
Many people aspire to becoming better leaders in their work, their community and in their own lives. No matter where you stand in terms of your leadership abilities there is room for all of us to keep growing. Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. – John Fitzgerald Kennedy This article focuses in on two of […]
Change happens outside of our control on a regular basis. Sometimes it is predicable, sometimes not. What was once effective, no longer works. Instead of waiting for outside forces to create havoc with your business, it is time to starting thinking about what would make it stronger.
How do you define success? I ask this question a lot, and interestingly, the answer frequently incorporates the concept of financial freedom. Why is financial freedom so attractive? Perhaps it is because so many people limit their ability to turn dreams into reality because of their financial situation. We all know people in jobs that […]
Daniel H. Pink in “Free Agent Nation” writes “large permanent organizations with fixed rosters of individuals are giving way to small, flexible networks with ever-changing collections of talent.” The way we do business is changing, and so is the mindset of the worker.
SNAPSHOT IN TIME Each morning I get out of the house early and walk. The light is terrific as the sun rises and I have gotten into the habit of taking my camera along. The details that are revealed in the pictures often surprise me. By zooming in and focusing you may uncover some really […]
“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.” William A. Foster While you may associate the word ‘quality’ with large corporate reengineering efforts, if you are running a business, you can’t ignore the importance of […]
When you are motivated it can be exhilarating to dream, talk or write about a vision for the future. So why are so many good ideas abandoned along the way? Whether you are masterminding an organizational change initiative, steering your business in a new direction, or planning a career transition, the distinction between success and […]