Why have we done this to ourselves? Why have we created this situation where it’s nearly impossible to stop and rest.
Our culture prides itself in this “overdoneness,” which frankly is not good. NOT good. To be more effective, more efficient, to accomplish more, get ahead, rise above; we push, we strive, we “do“. This effort will often cause a powerful short-term advantage, which is great and all but it’s not sustainable, it’s a short-term play […]
Life hits us with priority distracting craziness on an hourly, no minutely basis. Each little distraction is wrapped with a nice little bow and a tag that says “Hey, I’m really important, and awfully urgent, please pay attention to me, RIGHT NOW dangit” 1 out of 100 of those distractions are actually worthy of our […]
Relationships are hard work. Really hard work. Investments really. No shortcuts, no silver bullets, no love at first sight. Relationships are little delicate slow growing trees. They need to be tended to, they need to be watered. They need to be encouraged and cared for in order to grow. Even with all the work, sometimes […]
The path of leadership is never straight. It’s never easy. It’s never the walk in the park that others think it is while watching from a distance. The thing about leadership is it’s lonely, darn lonely; and hard, darn hard. What’s worse than that is it’s often the leader’s responsibility to not show the real […]
Day after day, mile after mile. Life can get busy, DARN busy. In fact so many wear their busyness like a badge of honor. Do you know why you do what you do? Is there a purpose behind the busy, behind the constant barrage of “stuff” that must be done? Take time to pause […]
Bottom line, the business world is changing… NO SCRATCH THAT, HAS ALREADY CHANGED… For the past 100 years, it was good enough to have a solid product, market it through traditional channels, sell some, have an outsourced customer service team at least acting as if they are… Want to read the rest? Visit my Micro […]