Saturday. Late afternoon. 56°F on the patio. A little cold to be out here, but there’s a peaceful quality to this time of day. Got the fountain working. Good sound again with the new pump. Wish you could see the
If there is a fundamental question it is this one: If my organization went away tomorrow would anyone notice? Ever asked that one? Ever asked it about yourself? It’s kind of a George Bailey question. Have I made any difference?
Christmas Eve. All is calm, all is bright. 2007’s version is a good one. Hope your’s is as well. Tripped across this over at Valeria’s. Very interesting to see it unfold.
Sunday afternoon. 4:15 p.m. 65°F Got an Anna’s hummingbird that’s hangin’ with me. She digs the Jimmy Buffett’s A1A on the iTunes. Actually…she probably likes the blooms that are still happening on the patio. Good times in So Cal. Wish
“Great ideas often look identical to stupid ones right up until the moment they work.” Scott Adams, Stick to Drawing Comics, Monkey Brain!
Great insight over at Brand Autopsy today. Taking a look at Scott Adams work (Dilbert), John Moore points to what could lead to an interesting discussion for all of us. Here’s the question at the heart of Moore’s post: Are
One of the most influential books I read this year (2007) was Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow. Really a great book with lots to think about in the area of exceeding your customer’s expectations. One of
Ever checked out The Lexus Covenant? What a commitment! No compromise. Lexis "will win the race because Lexus will do it right from the start." It goes on to say that Lexus "will treat each customer as we would a
If you’re around me any time at all you’ll probably hear me say that there’s an upside and a downside to everything. It’s somewhat related to the idea that there is no problem-free solution to anything. That being said, we’ve
Looking for a good book to start the new year with? Strategy and the Fat Smoker by David Maister will be out in January and it looks great. I’m only about 35 pages in and already several really good sections.