As responsible people doing our best to satisfy competing demands, we tolerate, and maybe even thrive a bit on figuring out how to squeeze in more and more. Although we may talk about our desire to simplify, we often fall far short of our longing. How do some people go from more to less with […]
What technology should we invest in this year? Which product or services should we be looking to enhance? What initiatives are a better use of our time and money? How do we prioritize? Making important decisions about how best to spend money and time can be stressful and confusing.
“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, But rather something to be achieved.” — William Jennings Bryan A personal strategic plan can help any professional or business owner (we are all self-employed as personal career managers responsible for our own success) […]
If you are ready to make some changes in your work or your life the following questions are a great starting point. Set aside some time for yourself without distractions- sit under a tree outside, or in a coffee shop or in a comfortable chair with a pad… Look at yourself Are you satisfied with […]
Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? Answer: Five. WHY? Because there’s a difference between deciding and doing Mark L. Feldman & Michael F. Spratt THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DECIDING AND DOING You have done it. You have a plan. You’ve outlined priorities; you know what has […]
Too many business leaders are mired in the problem of the day rather than stepping up to secure the future of their business. If business sustainability is important to you- it is time to get out of the weeds, climb to the top of the nearest hill and look down at the big picture.
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.