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How do you stay motivated to get things done?

We all want things – most of us want to be healthier, make more money, have more friends or learn new skills. But as we all know far too well, just wanting something doesn’t really do anything for you – you have to take action, put in the work, sometimes endure the pain to achieve […]

Are you comfortable with what you don’t know? Think again…!

As you might guess from the title, the gist of the book is that we collectively would benefit from not only keeping an open mind, but actively finding ways to challenge ideas and beliefs as a way to be ‘more’ right.

Want better Marketing? A different approach…

Small business owners generally have a healthy fear of marketing. Not all of them – a few have it figured out (or have a marketing background). But a majority struggle with it – and that’s too bad, because it doesn’t have to be that complicated. The fear is understandable – marketing is often presented as […]

Are you looking Upstream?

What’s more effective – downstream reactions or upstream proactive solutions? Where do you focus your efforts? Think back to a time when your business was running normally – these days that might be a couple of months ago, but give it a shot. Here’s the question: When things were more routine, were you spending more […]

Frustrated? Maybe you’re playing the wrong game…

As a business owner, it’s a pretty safe bet that you feel frustrated at times – sometimes it’s because things aren’t going your way. And sometimes, ironically, it’s because things did go your way – you won – but you’re thinking ‘Now what? How can I top that?’. Whatever the cause, that frustration can be […]

No time? Are you Deciding or Delegating?

If you’re a business owner, team leader or manager, then you’ve likely had the experience of going through a full day and not getting anything done. Possibly because you’re easily distracted (it happens – Squirrel!!! ), but more likely the problem is that every time you started to focus on something and get stuff done, […]