How thin is your personal margin? Many of us complain about it, but few of us make a serious effort to improve it. For any professional, personal margin is space, energy, and priorities. It is work life balance. Adequate personal margin can lead to gains in both creativity and productivity.
Although thousands of books and
To the analytic, what’s more basic to starting a business than having a strong formula for return on investment? They wouldn’t start a business in the first place unless they had solid business models, well thought out risk
Recently, as one of the moderators of a weekly luncheon networking group, I had the joy of facilitating a spirited discussion regarding employee retention. What transpired was a wonderful exchange of thoughts and ideas! If asked
One of the most important elements in learning, life, business, relationships – you name it – is the time when nothing really occurs; the critical, special place in between all of the other stuff.
That nothing space where the magic happens.
You’re working hard every day in your business. It’s the middle of the first month in a new quarter. How’s your company performing? Are You Making Money? How Do You Know? Quite simple isn’t it?
Recently my brother suffered a massive stroke. The safe and familiar world stopped for the patient and all family members. All focus and attention drew to the situation at hand.
Our family is littered with Type A characters; it’s just one of our
Inevitably, we can find ourselves in sticky situations with co-workers, clients, vendors or customers. It could be an office communication, a behavioral issue, a contract deliverable or a simple sales transaction. These can be awkward or sensitive to navigate, especially if we were involved directly or indirectly with the situation itself. Getting to resolution isn’t always easy, but when it
Being reactive all day long is fun isn’t it? You don’t have time to think. As a matter of fact, thinking has nothing to do with it. You’re pulled and pushed in every direction. You’re on, needed, valuable, indispensible, right? The day goes by quickly with an adrenaline rush and you go home wiped out, but what did you get
I recently received an affirming and very gracious note from a client expressing gratitude for our meetings and expressing how important it was to no longer feel or be alone.
For many entrepreneurs, owners and leaders, feeling isolated is not uncommon; the saying goes it’s lonely at the top. However, we’re supposed to tough it out, figure it out ourselves,
After watching the NFL playoffs and the Super Bowl this year, two observations emerged. First, they were exciting and outstanding games. Second, the impact and importance of the shift in momentum on the field from one team to another significantly impacted the outcome of the games. This is true for most sporting events and it is no different in business.