The world is full of insecurities and it's not hard to see why. Fill in the blank: I hate _______ about myself. It's not just about "being fat" - it's about things like not being married, not having kids, not having finished that college degree, not having that house, that car, that...that, that. It is … Continue reading Why loving yourself is important for business
So you've hired your first marketing person ever. Congratulations! Now what?? What should you expect? How should you work together? Well there are a LOT of things to know there, but here are 3 simple things you can do right away to make sure you're getting the most out of your new relationship: Know that … Continue reading How to Treat Your New Marketer
Two of the biggest enemies of success: Analysis Paralysis and Perfectionism Paralysis. We have so much negative talk and artificial roadblocks in our heads that keep us from starting or finishing something: a business, that website, our book, that song, that album, the company app. We end up endlessly tweaking - never finishing. How do we get around that? Perhaps … Continue reading What “If” by Rudyard Kipling can teach us about Analysis Paralysis, Perfectionism Paralysis and the “Done is better than perfect” concept.
Have you ever met someone who was just SO smart you think to yourself: there's no way they can't be successful. Smart people are successful right? Maybe, maybe not. I've come across some very smart people in my time - geniuses even. Calvin Coolidge reminds us, however, that "unrewarded genius is almost a proverb." Then again, … Continue reading The Enthusiasm Challenge
The key to getting anything done in business or otherwise is first understanding someone's motivations. When dealing with any personality type - whether you feel you can develop a great rapport with someone (which I almost always feel I can) or not - there are nine magical key words that will help you get nearly … Continue reading Understand Motivations: 9 Key Words to Get You Anywhere
"A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization - not as it is - but as it should be." - Jack Welch Vision is everything in leadership. As cliché as that might sound, it has all the truth in the world in it. Your job as the leader in your … Continue reading Vision in Leadership: 7 Questions Every Leader Should Be Thinking About