Time to turn the page.
I ended off the year with a “bang,” so to speak, having spent the earlier part of this week with my mentor Dr. Alan Weiss. I have found that there is nothing so rewarding as spending the last few days of the year visiting those who will challenge our thinking and expand your goals for […]READ MORE
Avoid ripples; make waves.
I recently flew to Rhode Island for a business trip and as I waited in line to enter customs I noticed that our forward momentum actually increased in both speed and frequency the closer we moved to the front of the line. I call this the “ripple effect,” similar to throwing a stone into water. This […]READ MORE
Focus despite distraction
Police officers require laser like focus and concentration despite a vast array of distractions and activities demanding their attention. When I was younger, my friends father worked for a local police force allowing me the opportunity to obtain an up close look at the cockpit of a police cruiser. If you have ever had this […]READ MORE
Growth is not a fluke.
December is a time for reflection and introspection. It is also the opportune time to prepare for business growth in the coming year. Here are a few areas to consider in preparing for an enthusiastic thrust into a New Year: 1. What new value are you able to provide customers and clients in the coming […]READ MORE
Managing staff? Why performance reviews don’t work.
Four reasons why annual performance reviews hurt employee morale. 1. Feedback must be constant, not periodic. Remember the last time someone reminded you of something you did several months or even years ago? You likely thought the issued was dealt with and in the past. 2. Monitary rewards should not be annual. If monitary rewards […]READ MORE