Why do you buy what you buy? Is it to fulfill a need? Is it based first on price? Is it a product brand you always purchase? Is it a service that you have utilized before? Why do people in general buy what they buy? It’s not only an interesting topic it’s something anyone who is selling a product or a service really must understand. This is important for everyone as we are all selling something at some point in our lives. What is your view on this topic? What are you basing … [Read more...]
A Four Day Work Week – Really?
A four day work week is suddenly a hot topic – really? Covid-19 happened and it wasn’t fun for anyone. People who were able to keep a job and were able to work remotely did exactly that. Others who were on the front lines and are critical workers performed miracles throughout. In fact, many still do, every single day. Meanwhile there’s a wake up call especially in larger companies and especially in tech. This week Mark Zuckerberg actually sounded like a really seasoned CEO who wants a … [Read more...]
Do You Want The Extra Edge?
The extra edge secret of numerous people in all walks of life from business to sports, from student life to married life, from the Boardroom to the Zoom room is they work with a coach. A coach who helps to bring out the best in them. A coach who holds them accountable for their actions or lack thereof. A coach who reminds them to remain focused on their purpose …and much more. Here’s a couple of recent actual working calls I’ve had with clients. Both are a work in progress, however, by … [Read more...]
Do You Consider The Other Person’s Viewpoint?
Do you consider the other person’s viewpoint? The other day a few people at the local workout place were chatting about a person who had recently passed on. “He had good run.” They were all in agreement. “He had a good life.” They all nodded. “Pretty old at 75, can’t complain about that.” One older gentleman passing by this group said, “Hey guys, from your viewpoint sure, maybe so, I’m 74 and I’m not ready to go yet. I’d like a bit more of a run if it’s all right with you.” He … [Read more...]
Are Soft Skills Hard Skills For You?
Are soft skills hard skills for you? Yes I know the term soft skills sounds so, well, limp. Soft skills are the skills that enable us to effectively get along well with other people. The top of mind essentials to note are: communication adaptability stress management teamwork organizational problem solving decision making time management critical thinking Now when I read through what I just typed in this list, it has business, career and work written all over … [Read more...]
Are You Using ChatGPT?
It seems like everyone is talking about ChatGPT and AI. Then again, that’s everyone I’m speaking with and connected with. So practicing what I preach and not living in my self created bubble, here is what this article is about today. I asked ChatGPT to explain how an entrepreneur or a small business owner would utilize ChatGPT. The next piece of content is the unedited answer to my instructions. You may find the response from ChatGPT useful. Let me know in the comments. Generated By … [Read more...]