I was reminded this week of how many of our challenges can be summarized by the interaction of knowledge and action. There are two opposing situations that can slow our progress toward success.
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Life would be easier if there was no grey area between legal and illegal or between right and wrong. But if you are like me, you can find yourself in situations that are difficult.
As a society, we embrace the idea of the speedier the better. Expectations on wait time amount to minutes rather than hours (or days). But doesn’t obtaining something fast compromise quality?
Stop for a moment to think about your lifelong dreams and goals. Focus on something that you wish to achieve in your lifetime. Are you actively working towards this accomplishment?
In life, there stands a gap between where we are and where we hope to go. Setting our sights on the future is how we improve. This gap applies in business too and is one we should be ever mindful of.
Almost all of us have room in our lives to change something either around us or about ourselves. But it’s not so easy to create and maintain change. Not all of us embrace new things.
How big is your to-do list? Is it full of things that you most likely won’t be finishing? It may be time to make some cuts!
All of us want to see some type of reward for all our hard work. But are we all willing to do what it takes in order to succeed?
Are you setting a good example for those around you? Maybe you’re not as good as you think you’re being. All the good intentions in the world mean nothing without action!
There are so many people who are proud of their huge contact lists. They absolutely love having all those links on their LinkedIn account. But what good is a list of names when they’re all people you don’t really know?
Have you started to feel overwhelmed by all that you’re NOT doing for your business? We’re barely into the new year and I am hearing so many people talk about being afraid for their businesses.
As a business owner, how often are you grateful in your business life? Do you stop and reflect on all the blessings your business has received at the end of each year? Or, do you have a special customer appreciation event once or twice a year to say thanks for customers’ patronage?
For most people a job is a place you go and a thing you do that pays you regular wages and benefits. But more and more people are contracting and freelancing. Is this the way of the future?
Once “mo” I am back with some business advice. This time: valuable insights from my friend and mastermind client Mo VandenBergh of VandenBergh and Associates. What does Mo do? Lots of things, but three things I’ll share today.
You’ve probably heard that you can never have too many friends – and that’s especially true when it comes to business peers, partners, customers and clients. Getting to know potential clients and other business owners before talking about business is one of the first things I do.
Today, guest blogger Curtiss Quirin explains that a key secret to improvement in business is not high expectations, but the process of actively checking for yourself.
Have you been trying to figure out how to cross the gap between muddling through or having a thriving business? Do you find yourself just blindly nodding yes or no, doing what you’re told, without having a real sense of direction for your small business? You’re not alone.
For the past several years, we’ve been a sponsor of Sparks, a local event which features three speakers. I’ve learned a ton about selecting speakers in that time.
Customer service is what keeps most any company thriving and profitable. Most businesses these days are making use of the internet and the new technology that comes out almost daily. If you want superb reviews from the public, you may want to check out these tips!
When we attempt to gain productivity in the office, it seems that every minute counts. And for people who spend much of their day on the phone, this couldn’t be more true.