Do you need change to happen? As discussed in the previous article, in case you want to review it...Need Some Change... You are being given three specific steps to take if you want change to happen. You may find it interesting to know these same specific steps will help you in making change happen in your business or your personal life and if necessary, in both. In your business, these same three specific steps will help you make change happen if you have 5 employees, 50 employees, 500 … [Read more...]
Need Some Change?
Need some change – in your results? If someone asked you in a direct tone with all the seriousness for you to know they were not joking around - “Bang your head against the wall.” “Keep doing it and don’t stop.” Would you do that even one time? No less keep on doing it? Then why do people who are not happy with the results they want and the results they expect from their business and their personal relationships keep on doing the same things they’ve always done? They keep on … [Read more...]
Are You Open To Change?
Humans are habit forming creatures. Generally we are comfortable with a predictable routine in our lives. Introduce change, we feel disruption and anxiety sets in. Even when change is introduced which would make life, work and just about anything easier, more efficient and effective, we humans reflexively fight against the change or changes. This lines up perfectly with what’s going on right here, right now. For over ten years - each week an article is sent out right here and on … [Read more...]
Did You Change Your Mind? Again?
Did you change your mind – again? What influences us to often change our mind? Out at sea, in the open ocean, a ship underway is able to change course fairly easily. When the ship’s wheel is turned for example 10 degrees or 15 degrees right (starboard) the ship begins to move in that direction. How quickly it responds does depend on how long the ship is, how heavy, how fast through the water it’s moving ahead and where the center of gravity is for that ship right then. In addition, the … [Read more...]
Where Does Change Begin?
Before diving into the answer to where does change begin... let’s applaud the news that more and more companies are recognizing, and then acting upon their recognition through their hiring practices the cultural fit of the potential hire, the social skills of the potential hire, the personality profile of the potential hire (DISC assessment, Myers Briggs, other tools) and much more. The sad news is – in reality it is a ripple in the vast ocean of companies and organizations. PLUS if there is … [Read more...]
Follow Your Passion! Really?
Here we are getting ready for another season of college graduations and the commencement speakers. A survey conducted reflects that once you subtract any of the politically motivated speeches more than half of the remaining commencement speakers will have within their talk some wording to the subject of ‘follow your passion’. Now you are being asked on the eve of the Kentucky Derby - is this for real and really great advice – or, as any stable keeper will tell you even the horses that race in … [Read more...]