What’s the Deal With Employee Engagement?

I rarely comment critically on another business writer’s articles. But this one caught my eye today and I felt compelled to share it here. Steve Tobak writes on the Inc.com web site: Why Employee Engagement Is Not Important (Yes, Really) Employee engagement is all the rage these days. I’d even go as far as to […] Read more »

Getting It Done From Above the Earth

What does the following video have to do with business success? These folks produced what they wanted with sheer will, courage and a healthy dose of expertise. Those same qualities are available to us in the business world, every second of the day. Read more »

Are You REALLY Listening?

There are a number of times during the workday that I find myself not really listening to someone. Even once is too many. But I must confess: each and every time I do not fully listen to someone, I am to some degree reducing the effectiveness of the workplace. Read more »

What’s So Special About You?

You’ll improve your marketing efforts by finding out what your existing clients think of you and your business. But I’d like to narrow that down even more. Consider asking your clients what do they really like about you. What do they find special about you? Every business owner should certainly know what their unique qualities […] Read more »

From Tom Peters: The Value of Silence

Now, the title of this post indicates it’s about the “value of silence.” And it is. But it’s not the title Tom gave. His title included the words “Shut up!” I would not have used that particular phrase as some folks may get the wrong idea. But the message in this very short video is […] Read more »

A Simple Way to Recharge Your Batteries

If you spend a good deal of your work day handling people who are difficult to handle, you may find yourself feeling pretty stressed out. I recall reading a simple, but very effective remedy from a book by L. Ron Hubbard: “One should go to a place that is very well populated such as a […] Read more »

More Lessons From the World of Sports

When it comes to sports, I enjoy many of the things most spectators enjoy: the competition, the intensity, the passion to win, and of course watching extremely talented people do incredibly talented things. But I also enjoy the fine points of winning, the small details. What is very intriguing is watching how two or more players […] Read more »

From Tom Peters – Short and Very Sweet

via www.youtube.com Tom Peters has indeed located a powerful quote here. And great advice to make it a screen saver or get a laminated version of it for your wallet. In essence, use and abuse the living daylights out of this quote. Read more »