Need Less, Have More

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The point of being in business is to make money. No arguments, I expect. Yet, depending on your industry and/or work situation, the measure of success is often something other than money in your pocket. Success might be determined by the number of sales completed or appointments made or clients … Continue reading

21-Second Decision

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Habits come and… are gone!? We know that it takes 21 days to make a habit, right?  Consistently doing something 21 days in a row makes it feel comfortable, or normal, or, at least, not terrible.  And the habit is born and can be done with little effort or thought. … Continue reading

Curiosity More than Passion

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I am a curious person. I always want to know how someone has become who they are at present…want to know their story.  I love google and I grab my phone or computer, often in the middle of conversations, to find out the meaning or location or etiology or image.  … Continue reading

Managing People, Managing Time

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In my coaching and training business, this is one of my key skills, helping people learn to better manage people and manage time. Managing People, Managing Time Both require being mindful and aware of other people.  Much of my perspective is from training our children to, hopefully, be mindful and … Continue reading

Check Your Hires Often

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I try to be nice to people who call with sales or polls.  I feel for them (initially), trying to make a living doing something that many people would hate to do.  Maybe they are trying to start something on their own.  I respect that. Yesterday, I tried politely to … Continue reading

A Problem to Solve

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Years ago, Bob Biehl wrote a book that got my interest.  The title is, Stop Setting Goals if You Would Rather Solve Problems.  I bought it, but I confess that I never read the book.  I recall trying to, but I just couldn’t quite get my head into what he … Continue reading