We’ve probably all operated a business during tough financial times. In those times, it’s tempting to say yes to projects or clients because of the potential income it may generate. But at what cost? Not all projects will align with the values you have for… Read More »Are you money-based or values-based?
The trend in today’s media is short, snappy, bite-sized bits of information. I think it started with the 140-character Tweets by then, Twttr. Vine (eventually bought and killed by Twitter) raised (or lowerd…?) the bar with looping videos capped at 6 seconds; TikTok limits videos… Read More »Thin and Forgetful or Real and Memorable
I recently tried to unsubscribe from Marriott’s email newsletter and promotional list. When I first clicked on “UNSUBSCRIBE”, the generic form forced me to re-enter my email address before unsubscribing (huge annoyance of mine). Next, it showed an a error telling me I could not… Read More »On Unsubscribe. Or anything really
Take a moment today to find something to be thankful for for each person who crosses your path. If you’re a customer service representative, be thankful for each person who is calling: “thank you that I have the opportunity to help this person.” Be thankful… Read More »The Quick Thanks
What are you passionate about doing? What is keeping you from doing that? In an age where everything is instant, and distractions use powerful psychology against us, it is imperative that we are intentional about our attention. Whether you want to write a book, launch… Read More »Starve your distraction
It said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. I think that could be expanded to include doing the same thing over and over, but not looking for a way to do it more efficiently. Have… Read More »What do you do and how often do you do it?
Having a connection is critical to the success of the reputation lending and borrowing economy. According to Stoute, “shared values are a critical part of how these things create new reputational capital. Whenever you try to do things without shared values, it does not work;… Read More »On Reputation and Shared Values
There’s an important distinction between the news and tabloids. Ideally, one is made up of facts and substantiated evidence while the other is created entirely for entertainment value.￼￼ Perusing through today’s headlines, it is difficult to discern what is fact and what is fiction. Modern… Read More »Tabloids Are Not Real Life