In my work, I am always dealing with change. It may be helping clients to implement new systems, facing behaviours that are not working for them, creating new products/services, starting a new business or switching jobs (or careers). No matter how we look at it, change is a constant. There are many commonalities in how business owners, leaders, organizations and industries are dealing with this reality but there are also many differences. Some organizations are internalizing the changes (looking inward and identifying ways to restructure, identify efficiencies, and plan for the future), while other organizations are looking outward for support and ideas in addition to looking inward. It doesn’t matter if the organization is large or small, there are examples of both approaches in each category. [Read more…]
Are you the type of person who starts with tons of enthusiasm
but one to two months into the program your focus falls short?
Do you want to really ADD VALUE & LONGEVITY to your goal strategy efforts?
Goal Strategy Success
Starting to use a new system is exciting and all of your good intentions are intact at the out-set.
With time, life and business demands begin to interfere. Sticking with the program can be challenging and sometimes downright impossible.
Don’t let your enthusiasm and dedication to leading your business / career suffer when times are tough. [Read more…]
I was listening to a Sports Radio station in the car a few days ago. The discussion centered around different leaders in sports and their accomplishments — number of “Rings” or medals. In each situation, the people identified by the hosts were great athletes and deserved the accolades for their accomplishments. They also were leaders on their team. When trying to determine which athlete was a better leader, much of the discussion centered around their achievements on the field, in the ring or on ice. [Read more…]
On April 13th I was interviewed by Trev Kernested Host of “At This Time Radio” on Blog Talk Radio. [Read more…]
As I travelled from meeting to meeting today, I observed, heard and experienced so many situations that were such contrasts. Here are some of the scenarios…
Scenario 1: A mother walking with her toddler down the road was dressed in a parka with the jacket closed and fur-lined hood was up and drawn tight. On the opposite side of the street was a middle-aged man dressed in a Hawaiian style short-sleeved shirt, shorts and sandals walking his dogs. [Read more…]
Recently I read an article featured in Forbes, entitled “The #1 Productivity Tool You Aren’t Using”. In this article, contributor Dorie Clark shared insights from Harvard Business School professor Teresa Amabile’s new book “The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work.” I have now begun to read the book and I’m enjoying it. [Read more…]