Like a team of horses, when everyone pulls in the same direction, great accomplishments are possible. When people (or horses) work against each other or don’t support each other, individuals’ efforts are effectively canceled, and the team’s production is a fraction of what it could be.
My mission in business and life is to contribute positively to every transaction and relationship I participate in.
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What are the Most Important Questions to Ask your Business Coach Before Hiring Them?
Hiring a business coach is a BIG decision! Here, we’ll suggest some questions to ask a coach to find out if he or she is the right coach for you. Are you a coach? This list is a valuable resource you can offer your prospects to add value for them as they consider hiring you.…Read More
What are the Strengths of Good Leaders?
How Many Strengths of Good Leaders Do You Possess? Leadership is a unique ability to inspire others to participate in a team to accomplish something. The strengths of good leaders are quite distinct from management skills. Managers optimize things like machines, budgets, assets, etc. People must be treated differently from “things.” Read on to learn…Read More
Technology Builds A Fire Under Teamwork
Technology Helps Teamwork Produce Teamwork can supercharge productivity, when the team has the right tools and technology to work with. Here's a guy who found the existing tools inadequate. So he built his own, made it adaptable to other businesses, and sells it to them. Good teamwork requires good tools. Be sure to give them…Read More
Collapse of Christianity?
Here Are Some Of The Evidence Religious, especially Christianity, beliefs and habits are among the things we might have thought were at least firmly rooted in society, if not permanent. Seems the only thing thing that's permanent is change. Here's a writer who's found sound evidence that Christian norms are among the things changing. I…Read More
Cannabis Is Here To Stay
Cannabis (marijuana) is becoming a mainstream industry. Entrepreneurs are finding new wrinkles in the business. My grandson is pursuing a career in medical marijuana, so stories like this fascinates me. Read about the wrinkles Ryan Ansin, Keith Cooper and Jayne Vining are bringing to the marijuana business. Here's a company that capitalized on space made…Read More
Making Your Brain Younger!
Think the brain damage from a serious drug addiction is permanent? Here’s a guy who not only kicked the addiction, he also became a neuroscientist. He has some valuable advice for us to help us improve our brain health, as he did. Brian Pennie kicked a heroin addiction and made his brain 10 years younger!…Read More
Find New Joy in Relationships!
In this issue, we return to one of my favorite themes… Relationships and how to improve it. Why do I keep doing that? I believe relationships define our lives. There is no more important ingredient in life than relationships. Here are some ideas for improving this important aspect of your life. Sean Kernan describes three…Read More
Kids Say The Darndest Things!
Those of you with a few years behind you may remember a show from a little over 20 years ago, hosted by Art Linkletter, titled Kids Say the Darndest Things. And they do. In a teacher conference, Michael Thompson and his wife received a glowing report on their 6-year-old son Liam. They decided to pay…Read More
Handling Difficult Situations
Handling difficult situations are . . . well . . . hard. Suppose you’re the agent on an airline ticket counter. HINT: Being defensive just to win the argument is probably not the best response! A flight is delayed. It’ll cause some passengers to miss connections. Get ready! You know you’ll soon be faced with…Read More
The Importance Of Morning Routines
The Morning Routine Ideas Out There If you follow any self-help advice, you’ve surely found lots of suggestions about morning routines. How you start your day has a huge effect on how you feel for the entire day. And how productive you are. Ideally for most people, preparation for this morning began last night! Much…Read More