An unsettling thing about making decisions is knowing a gap exists between knowledge and 100% right. There is a fine line between confidence and self-assurance.
When you set a short- or long-term goal, you have identified an expected outcome. By the time you complete the goal, does the outcome look anything like you initially planned? The answer was unanimously NO from the 100 people I asked. Every single person said the starting goal looked nothing like the expected ending … […]
When we are driven to get to our goals, we try to do more in the same amount of time and zero in on improving our time management skills. Setting clear goals is also important to building confidence and results. Yet there is a piece that ties both together: Achievement. The capability to achieve is the result of clear goals and an understanding of time management.
Compromise boils down to being respected and feeling understood. Yet, most of the time, we experience a reaction in our memory or body that is negative when we hear the word. The negative reaction stems from us – when we didn’t really know what we wanted.
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.15″] Let’s face it, our companies experience ongoing challenge and change. We might have different business paths, maybe even goals (apart from profitability). Also, we would all like to remove frustration, reignite stalled projects, and get faster results along the way. In fact, businesses with a clearly-outlined and useful plan are consistently, […]
It’s easy to expect and demand results from our hard work. It’s more difficult to recognize that putting attention and energy into a new skill will take a lot of time. Time we don’t have. Time we choose to use chasing low hanging fruit – the things that are easy and obvious and are measurable. […]
I listen. I ask and observe what people are not saying and what words come out of their mouth. That’s the core of my interview with Dr. Richard on The Daily Helping. From the very first question, I was sharing my knowledge … yet I had not realized the parallels between that information and the […]
My friend and colleague, Ivana Taylor, asked me to stop by her weekly DIY Marketer Twitter #BizapalooaChat to talk about the experience of building and using podcasts as part of the Red Direction business model. I am a continual student of podcasting – a learning viewpoint Ivana thought would bring an interesting view to her DIY […]
For the last several years, businesses have spent tremendous energy and resources on efficiency. Tightening up processes, removing actions lacking returns, and even combining responsibilities into fewer roles. The big question is what to do in an always-changing market where we are overloaded, and often have more than our job – specifically, the people looking […]
Even though our paths are separate, we are connected. We are connected by the fact we live on the same planet. We have people in our life. We have problems. We have joy, sadness, anger, frustration. These experiences shape our view and offer a unique perspective no one else has. How we chose to use […]
Elephants have strength and gentleness. They act with power and grace. They have pride and love. Just like elephants, humans also possess contrasting attributes – which can sometimes happen concurrently in an individual or a team. When opposing, interdependent emotions occur simultaneously, the path becomes clouded; momentum slows (even stops), missed deadlines crop up and […]
Act To PLAN and Get Unstuck Quick What’s the remedy for being simply, completely, unequivocally stuck? How about recognizing that fact and then moving forward? And that’s just where my discussion with Christine L Bowen on CLBLive began. Read on for the highlights, because the conversation provides solutions right at your fingertips! From the starting […]
(Spoiler Alert: There is NO Magic Box) In maintaining a healthy and adaptable business, one helpful tip is to examine situations through different lenses. For example, let’s take the meaning of a single word. Here’s what happens when we look at our business through three definitions of the word “present”: A present?! A gift for […]
The more we choose the easier the action becomes. There are three main components to making choices: Know there is a choice to be made. Understand what’s in our control (or not). Consider the options. Let’s take moment to clarify: there are decisions we make for ourselves, our families, and for our work. The aforementioned […]