Why Do We Give Up So Easily?

In a word – DISCOMFORT. We don’t like it. We prefer COMFORT. Anytime we start feeling UNCOMFORTABLE we quit-stop-throw in the towel – you get the picture. Ideas make us interesting. Decisions make us bold. But only action makes us great! – Jeff Shore I love talking and sharing ideas. It makes me feel asContinue reading “Why Do We Give Up So Easily?”

If Your Business Plan & Model are Based on Fictitious Assumptions You’re Finished BEFORE You Even Start!

So many great ideas out there but none are getting implemented because the banks won’t lend and investors won’t invest. The world has never been without dreamers. Everyone has a great idea and most think that all it takes is MONEY to get it done. We fixate, we obsess on money. Even non-profits experience thisContinue reading “If Your Business Plan & Model are Based on Fictitious Assumptions You’re Finished BEFORE You Even Start!”

5 Things to Make In Your Business Besides Money

According to Jeff Klein, CEO of Working for Good and author of the award-winning book, Working for Good: Making a Difference While Making a Living, business is a form of human social organization: people getting together for a purpose; to do something together; to deliver value to themselves and others. Business is an outlet forContinue reading “5 Things to Make In Your Business Besides Money”

Go, go, go shawty It’s your birthday

And so it is. Today is my birthday and for some reason, perhaps because the word “birthday” is in the lyrics I remembered 50 cent’s ‘In da Club’. Of course the only part of the song I really ‘heard’ or for that matter understood was: Go, go, go, go Go, go, go shawty It’s yourContinue reading “Go, go, go shawty It’s your birthday”

Moving Beyond the Age Complex

Recently I caught an interview with one of Hollywood’s oldest actors. I must confess I didn’t know him until I saw him in Wall Street – Money Never Sleeps. I wondered actually if they made up someone to look old and wise but was quite intrigued by this quiet but formidable character who, when heContinue reading “Moving Beyond the Age Complex”