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 Know The Rules In Practice?
Call them the rules used in practice or in daily life. Some of these are based upon laws (not always obeyed by many), some are based upon courtesy (not put into practice by many), some are based upon chivalry (a few are offended by these) and others are unique to an industry and have been utilized for a long, long time. Let’s first go through a few examples of these to have your mind thinking about a few which may specifically apply to you. Actually STOP at a stop sign when driving a … [Read more...]
Focus On One Thing
This will sound simple. It will sound easy. Many large, medium and small companies do not do it. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are guilty as well. It is so much much easier to get all caught up in so many other items that come up. Is it possible these are actually distractions presented to test us? A test to see how very committed we each actually are to our vision, mission and goals? FOCUS ON ONE THING - THE THINGS WE CAN ACTUALLY CONTROL Everything else - the things we cannot … [Read more...]
Are You Really There To Serve Your Clients and Customers
Are you really there in your business to serve your clients and customers? This is not about the size or the type of business you are in. It is more a discussion of what your business culture and approach is toward your clients and customers. For example: in the last few years in my Executive Coaching Practice, two of my VIP clients were located in overseas locations. One lives and works in South Africa and another lives and works in Australia. We agreed to work online utilizing video … [Read more...]
Did The Sun Rise This Morning?
In your part of the world, did the sun rise this morning? What are some other consistencies you may think of? Yes, of course, the sun will set later today as well. What are some others? The tide will come in and the tide will go out. Anything else come to mind? In your life do you have certain constant behaviors and values which are consistent? Day in and day out this is who you are? People expect you to show up, react to, and display yourself in this consistent manner all of … [Read more...]
Out Of Order!
Do you ever have a sign up to let people know something is not working properly in your business? Here are a few things to be concerned about. First is how long does it take for this issue to be fixed? Second is what is not working and how much do your customers need it - miss it? Third is what does this say about you and your business and how you think about your customers? Let’s discuss the first item. A Fitness Center has restrooms within a thirty second stroll from the main … [Read more...]