Each time we state an aphorism, we run the risk of generating unwanted argument. Such is the case with statement contained in the inserted graphic, from which the poster which hangs in my office was made. In my view, it speaks volumes. Granted, there are businesses for whom outside sales are less important. However, … Continue reading Would someone please sell something?
For the most part, conquering the dilemmas associated with decisions is possible if we follow the simple steps outlined above. This can be hard work; but, it is necessary work. The health of the organizations we lead is dependent upon our willingness to dig into the data and understand the ramifications of the options; and discuss, debate, deliberate the possibilities; and, then, decide or decide to delay decisively.
For many people maintaining a healthy work-life balance is a major challenge. One of the primary difficulties in this regard seems to be establishing sensible boundaries, which preserve and protect the various, essential parts of our lives. In a quest to better understand how people address this challenge, I asked some friends for their input. … Continue reading Three suggestions for maintaining healthy work-life balance
This is an excellent article. I wouldn’t call them mind tricks, though. They are, based on my experience, accurate observations, coupled with helpful insights. If you are in sales and/or management this could be helpful. Click the link to read this article by Travis Bradberry: https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/mind-tricks-people-like-you
Do you dread Monday mornings? Many people do. In fact, I recently learned there is a term for the moment this dread sets in. It is: SMONDAY, which is defined as the moment when Sunday stops feeling like Sunday and the anxiety over Monday morning’s arrival kicks in. I used to really dread Monday mornings. … Continue reading How to make the most of Monday mornings
Have you ever had one of those days when it seems like you are meeting yourself coming and going? Does it sometimes feel like you are juggling your life’s tasks and you simply can’t keep up? It’s easy to feel this way. Thinking about this caused three questions to come to mind: (1) What are … Continue reading Are You Struggling with Your Juggling?
As I write this little reflection, I can’t help but think of the T-Shirt one of my friends used to wear. On the back there was caricature of a wrinkly old man wearing a basketball uniform. Beside this image were these words: So, this story I am about to tell is true; or, at least … Continue reading Are you trying too hard?