“You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans…
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Last week I met with a CEO, Mike, who asked for help with one of his senior managers. The manager, Henry, was a new hire, had an impressive resume and by all accounts was performing well in his new role. When I sat down with Mike, he complained that Henry had ‘Pollyanna Syndrome.’ Mike said, … Continue reading The Power of Perspective
Three Tips to Define Your Target Market. A few weeks ago, I met with a prospect, who wanted consulting to increase sales. “Bill” ran a boutique service business, which had grown from one (him) to a staff of 35. His company had solid infrastructure and delivered a quality service to clients. As we started to … Continue reading Who is Your Client?
Overwhelm. Margarita Tartakovsky describes it as “the feeling as if a 20 foot wave is crashing into you. Repeatedly.” As business leaders, most of us have been overwhelmed one time or another - feeling as if there is too much to do and not enough hours in the day to get it all accomplished. Recently, … Continue reading Managing Overwhelm at Work