Managing Yourself and Managing Other People in Business

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Start with managing yourself! You’re showing others how it’s done. Learn to practice new things that work better.

Roadmap for a Bumpy Road

It takes something to replace what you’ve known, believed, and practiced all your life, with something NEW. It can be counter-intuitive and uncomfortable.  It's easier to turn around and do what you've always done. Given the discomfort, most people don’t practice something new, unless they HAVE TO — it’s more comfortable to stay the same. [...]

BRING the potato chips

Imagine that you and I are going to a barbeque party at a friend’s house this afternoon.  You pick me up at my house and as we drive away I turn to you and say, “I hope they have potato chips at the party!” You look away from the road for a moment, to look [...]

Where are you going?

I was driving home from a meeting last night at about 6:30pm. The gauge showing the outside temperature kept varying between 31 and 33 degrees. (I'm hyper-sensitive when there's a threat of ice--when things freeze, the hill I live on turns into a luge-run.) The weather report, earlier, had said that the temp was going [...]