If what you are currently doing isn't working for you, you have other choices. Responsibility is the recognition of choice, and by your choices you reveal your commitments - Marlene Chism Today's post was inspired by my friend and colleague Marlene Chism, author of 'Stop Workplace Drama'. I posted the quote above as a Facebook … Continue reading By Our Choices We Reveal Our Commitments
Self-made millionaire H. Reardon shares in his book ‘Time Management 2.0: 15 Secrets of a Self-Made Millionaire for Getting Things Done’ - “If you want a life changing tool, just print out a big “1440” on a piece of paper and tape it on your office door, or under your TV, or next to your … Continue reading 1440: The Number that SHOULD Change Your Life!
A reader of my weekly Business Newsday Column recently emailed and asked: Is there a proven system that exists in discovering the "why" in one's life. It seems to me that in reality there are many "whys" depending on the stage one has reached in their life and circumstances surrounding it. I made several attempts … Continue reading Is There a System to Discovering the WHY in Your Life?
I don't like tricks being played on me so I tend to lie low for April Fools. My friend Sally Ann did catch me though with a Facebook post that she'd been up all night because one of her dogs made young 'uns. I was ecstatic thinking to myself that since I no longer had … Continue reading My Higher Self REFUSED to be Fooled Today
Where do you search for new business ideas? Business books perhaps? Where do you seek inspiration? Why from other successful business persons of course! “Being in business is a serious thing” you say. But what if we are taking business and ourselves far too seriously? What if we are closing off ourselves to answers that … Continue reading Is There Room for Poetry in Business?
Barbara Corcoran was a guest on the Nate Berkus Show yesterday and I am really happy that I caught the episode. She was giving advice to young designers and artisans, critiquing their presentations and helping them to better sell their wares. At the end, Nate asked her to summarize what she has learned over the … Continue reading If You Don’t Commit – You Won’t Get It!
In business when you prepare a balance sheet you compile a summary of your assets and liabilities. Under assets you may have real estate, cars, equipment, furniture, cash, jewellery, securities and any other tangible assets. Under liabilities you would include all debts, obligations, mortgages, bank loans and any other promissory notes. When you subtract your … Continue reading Our Invisible Assets – The Real Source of Our Wealth
I’m sure you’re all familiar with the saying ‘We teach what we most need to learn’. Regardless of the service we provide - whether we are teachers, insurance executives, or massage therapists, we can often get so caught up in the “service part” to others that we forget to do our own work on ourselves. … Continue reading Stop Teaching and Start Doing the Work
In her own infinite wisdom, my best friend shared a concept with me that I think is about to change my life! We were simply discussing my own life and business and stuff I was working on. "You need to make a step change" she said quietly. "Step change?" I asked puzzled. Up until then … Continue reading Time to make a step change…