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4 Steps to mastering Social Business

As a small business owner, you have lots of people telling you that you MUST be on social media if you want to thrive…or even if you want to survive.  It’s not just Social Media anymore, it’s Social Business.  I’m sure you’ve heard the statistics: – 1 out of every 9 people on the planet […]

Is Stress Killing your business?

We live in Interesting Times…a breeding ground for stress – especially for small business owners.  Indecision in the marketplace.  Indecision in the political arena.  Will you make payroll?  Getting your pricing right.  Keeping the pipeline full.  Catching up on a huge list of critical stuff to do. All very stressful…and that stress has a lot […]

There’s a System for that…

(Image from the famous Candy Factory episode of I Love Lucy – Lucy’s system didn’t work so well in this case…) The now ubiquitous tagline “There’s an App for that” gained so much traction for Apple they filed to trademark it in Dec. of 2009. If you have an I-phone, Droid, or tablet PC you […]

Seductive Interactions: a tech take

Today I’d like to share a guest post by SusanaB, Chief UI Consultant for FluidUI.  Her world is all about developing better interactions and her post is an interesting perspective on how a UX designer takes into account how people think and work. Susana does some cool stuff – here’s a quick rundown from her: […]

It’s time to change the blade…

It takes real effort to stay sharp – in fact most performance (whether it’s you or your team or both) naturally degrades over time if you don’t do anything to address it. It’s not rocket science, but this outrageous insight came to me this morning while I was shaving. It turns out that I have […]

Confronting the Brutal Facts – Employees

In Jim Collin’s book “Good to Great” he discovered that one of the key drivers for great companies was the consistent ability to “Confront the brutal facts”.  “Great organizations lead with questions, not answers. If the organization openly confronts the brutal facts of each situation, the right decisions will often become self-evident..” Basically it’s the […]