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Serve First.

Serve First.

A friend of mine, who is extremely good at what he does, left his job recently. His supervisor was not a very nice person and he reached his limit when his supervisor told him that his paid time off ...
Confucius Says.

Confucius Says.

Someone I know posted a list that had to do with Confucius and his 10 life changing lessons. Ok, I like Bruce Lee and his “be water, my friend,” philosophy, so I bite.  I get to #4 and there it ...
Client, Please Stay.

Client, Please Stay.

Are you a business, large or small, that has some client situations you wish you could learn how to deal with better? Do you wish your client would stay (as the title says). You seem to be able to ...
The Thing.

The Thing.

I have been working on a project for a while now and let’s just say OVERWHELM has hit me hard. I am sure you can empathize. When you have a project with a ton of moving parts sometimes you don’t ...
Narrow Your Focus.

Narrow Your Focus.

Summer is in full force so I know you don’t want to read a novel of a blog post.  Let me just give you this to ponder. A quick piece on focus, specifically entrepreneurial focus. When we start ...
Solving Problems.

Solving Problems.

We all run into problems. Everyone does regardless of whether you have a personal problem, a problem at home with another or a problem at work, we all have some situation at one time or another that ...
Revisiting Goals.

Revisiting Goals.

Half the year is over and for most of us, the resolutions that we started the year with are not even a memory.  Just how hard do you have to think to even remember what those goals were? The issue ...
Employee Engagement.

Employee Engagement.

I was listening to Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Primuzic’s talk last evening on the Art of Talent and was struck by the statistics on employee engagement.  In 2014, studies by Gallup showed that 51% of ...
The Signs.

The Signs.

  I was attending a seminar recently and the speaker started to talk about body language.  Ok let me guess . yes, she did it.  She brought up the myth of the “defensive folded arms.” This ...
Money

Money

We all want it, no – need it AND hope that when the time comes to retire, we pray that we still have enough of it.  So, why is it that I come across so many clients that are mid to sr. level that ...
Questions.

Questions.

I have always believed that asking questions are important.  Recently, I found a more elegant way to say what I believe: “What shapes our lives are the questions we ask, refuse to ask, and never ...
Purpose.

Purpose.

No, not another find your passion/purpose piece. I am talking about determination, being resolute, intention.   Whatever it is that you do, do you do it with purpose?  It doesn’t matter what you ...