Pick a card, any card…. That’s how the majority of magical card tricks begin. Pick a card any card… If you start out each day without an agenda for your day, are you conducting your day like that too? “I’ll just work on whatever comes up that I need to work on.” This is what many of my clients initially tell me about how they conduct themselves each day. Pick a card any card… How are you able to measure your effectiveness in getting anything done? Are you really making the best … [Read more...]
Are You Ready For Halftime?
Are you ready for halftime? Ready or not the sixth month of the year is about to begin this coming week. For some people the end of May and the beginning of June is the start of the summer. The start of the summer meaning chill out, vacations, gatherings outdoors, parties and not so much focus on work. An interesting concept to read about, however, it’s not exactly behavior practiced by the people we are typically around – is it? Each of us certainly take part in some of these fun … [Read more...]
Revenue and Profit and These Three Questions
For a small to medium sized business owner, keeping the revenue continuing to flow in and making a profit are the keys to staying in business. Here are three questions which are topics being discussed at businesses large and small and I’m interested to know how you are handling them. Question #1 – Shrinkage, stealing or taking something and not paying for it. Until recently known as illegal activity. If you have a retail operation you know exactly what this refers to. However, even if … [Read more...]
What is Leadership?
Leadership is ... The words that follow include one key word – Influence. They each may slightly change the exact sentence, however, influence will be there. John Maxwell Tony Robbins Robert Cialdini Are all in agreement in their speaking engagements, written materials, and teaching that - Leadership is influence – the influence of people. You may find it interesting to know that John Maxwell, Tony Robbins and Robert Cialdini are further in agreement in the fastest way to … [Read more...]
Do You Take Time To Write?
In the crazy and busy world we all live in every single day – do you take time to write? There is something special about the written word. Meaning you are actually holding a writing instrument in your hand and writing on paper in a journal, a notebook or a pad of paper. It’s a hand eye connection through the brain as your eyes see your own thoughts written out by your own hand holding a writing instrument. It’s not the same as typing out your thoughts on any electronic device – … [Read more...]