Can't Live With Them; Can't Live Without Them. Or Can You?
Difficult clients. They deserve a sentence all by themselves. These two words describe the type of clients that conjure strong feelings of frustration and regret for most business leaders. And I would bet money that someone comes to your mind that fits this description.
Let’s face it, working with difficult clients is an inevitable part of doing business if...
What Do Relationships and Trees Have in Common?
Healthy relationships are like plants - they blossom when they are nurtured. Just as professional networks are a critical part of business success, our personal relationships are vital to living a happy fulfilled life. Our relationships help us learn, grow, and thrive.
But do all relationships deserve our tender loving care? What of those people who come into our lives and...
Your Success Coincides With The Balance In Your Network Bank Account
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” ~Dale Carnegie
Success in nearly every aspect of life comes down to your ability to build meaningful relationships – both personal and professional. It’s no surprise that the best...
Why Effective Organizational Change Matters More Than Ever Before
Today’s successful businesses are innovating faster than ever to stay ahead of the competition. Agile companies intelligently implement changes through shorter development cycles and then test, scale, and perfect products/offerings along the way. By replacing the previous system of longer development cycles, businesses ensure that they are staying relevant with...
There's something you need to know about silence. So that you can understand why you are running from it. What you are missing every time you avoid it. I wished someone had told me this when I was younger, had explained the benefits of mindfulness and meditation. I was 44 years old before I learned this invaluable lesson. So, I wrote an article about it and published it on Medium.com. I also want to share it with you. I hope you enjoy it and decide to give silence a second...
You’re ready to grow your business – maybe you’re planning to expand, add new services, or acquire some of your competition. Either way, it's is a big shift that requires you to transform the way you do business today. Are you ready? Have you properly prepared for the change? Do you know the five business transformational pitfalls that can derail your success?
Business Growth Doesn’t Come Without Growing...
It’s hard to deny the fact that life moves quickly and requires us to continually adapt and change. But sometimes we get stuck and we literally stand still while everything speeds around us.
Have you ever felt this sense of inertia in your life? It’s frustrating when we become aware of it and can’t figure out how to start moving forward again. I know. I’ve been there many times. After losing loved ones, my career twice, and through many transition periods in my life, I’ve...
“The goal is not to conduct perfect experiments; it is to make better decisions.” ~ Eric T. Anderson and Duncan Simester
If we knew exactly what our customers wanted, everyone could run a successful business. But you already know it’s not that easy because customers’ wants and needs change with the wind.
There is a way to get closer to the heart of the matter, to better understand their deepest wants and desires. This requires a convergence of art,...
“Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted." ~George Kneller
Creativity is a powerful force that resides within all of us. It’s a superpower that everyone possesses but few harness.
Thankfully, we are all born creative. As children, we were in...
“I think modern medicine has become like a prophet offering a life free of pain. It is nonsense. The only thing I know that truly heals people is unconditional love.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
One of the blocks that may hold you back from releasing painful patterns in your life is your relationship with yourself.
The teeny weeny habit of finding constant fault with yourself – often disguised as a never ending quest for self-improvement –gets in the way of...