When you carefully examine the likely scenarios for your organization…are there some things that get ruled out right away because everybody knows that that can never happen? Word to the wise? Be very careful that you don’t casually exclude some
Where do you live? I don’t mean geographically. I’m talking philosophically. Do you live in the "was"? The way things used to be? Do you live in the "is"? The way things are? Or do you live in the "could
Do you know what the biggest enemy of productivity is? Can you guess? According to Jason Fried, founder of 37signals, "proximity is an invitation to interruption and interruption is the biggest enemy of productivity." Interesting, don’t you think? I’m probably
When was the last time you carefully examined your operation, looking for the one little thing that, if changed, would make the biggest difference? For most of us the tendency is to look for sweeping changes, dramatically new opportunities, that
Is there anything to be said? I think not.
One of my favorite bloggers to read is Valeria Maltoni. Some great insight into a variety of topics. Tripped across one of her posts over on Blog Herald. Here are her five things a blogger can do to generate respect.
5:52 p.m. 77°F. The key today was that it rained. Not honest-to-goodness Texas rain. But it did rain. Gave our backyard a nice dampening. Gave everything that good smell. Although they say, "it never rains in California"…it actually does. Just
One of the coolest things about the coaching and consulting side of what I do is that when you’re on the phone…you can be anywhere. Tuesday night I did my coaching call with Chicago from the cliffs above Laguna Beach.
There’s a barrage of great quotes on innovation in a recent interview with Guy Kawasaki over on the WCA News site. Would have loved to have been able to ask a follow-up or two…but this is good stuff! Here are
We watched Easy Rider the other day. Very weird. VERY weird. But it did remind me of one of my favorite commercials. Dennis Hopper as crazed referee. Check it out.