Small Business Success Requires an Open Mind and the Ability to Think

Thinking seems to be a lost art. Today you can get an answer to virtually any question by typing in our question into a search engine. Compare that to the age BEFORE Google where children had to use their imagination all through playtime and draw on both sides of their brains to solve problems. PlaytimeContinue reading “Small Business Success Requires an Open Mind and the Ability to Think”

I took it personally…

I have to learn not to. I always want the best for people. What I share is based on stuff that I’ve read that resonated with me on a deep level, and which I feel others could benefit from. Could be a quote, a paragraph from an article, a book recommendation. I would love ifContinue reading “I took it personally…”

Are You REALLY Taking Care of Yourself?

“If you a fly gal get your nails done Get a pedicure, get your hair did…” Missy ‘Misdemeanor’ Elliot was talking about one kind of self care. Many ladies get their ‘hair did’ at least once a week. Pedicures perhaps less frequently but finger nails have to be done because they’re on show all theContinue reading “Are You REALLY Taking Care of Yourself?”

Never Apologize (in this context)…

I’m reading Julia Child’s “My Life in France” with Alex Prud’homme. At a recent business event, I got up to make a comment. With my sore throat, I first apologized because my voice was hoarse. On getting back to my table, this woman who I had only met that morning said to me – “WhatContinue reading “Never Apologize (in this context)…”

Only Ask the Question if you REALLY are Ready for the Answer…

Just had an interesting exchange with a security guard in Port of Spain. I parked adjacent to this building, let into the lot by someone who was on their way out. Only after did I realize that people parking on this side would have remote controls for the gate. As I was leaving I walkedContinue reading “Only Ask the Question if you REALLY are Ready for the Answer…”

Be more like teflon – not Velcro

In his post ‘Calm as a Monk: How Equanimity Can Save Your Sanity’ Leo Babauta talks about being like Teflon. “Let things roll off you. Understand that there will always be people who are angry or rude or who are having a bad day. Their problems do not have to be yours. If they areContinue reading “Be more like teflon – not Velcro”