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Busy? Are you out of control?

It seems like everywhere you look, anyone you might talk to, people are busy. And not just kind of busy, but crazy busy. Busy to the point that they are feeling exhausted. Busy to the point that they are miserable, neglecting things that make them happy or make them feel good (longer walks, the time […]

The Power of Gratitude

Gratitude.  Are you expressing it today?  Are you sure?  It’s not always easy to do.  Life can throw us some unexpected curve balls and there are certainly times when it can be hard to feel any level of gratitude about the circumstances we find ourselves in.   But usually, if you look hard enough you can […]

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 […]

Coronavirus…Looking for silver linings.

If working from home has been on your wish list, it’s highly likely you are going to get to experience it in the coming weeks; provided it’s an option in your profession.  Mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 virus is a challenge we all need to be taking ownership of.  I’m convinced, by the time […]

Celebrating the Chiefs – could your business be next?

No less than a half dozen people asked if there was a business blog coming tied to the Chiefs Super Bowl Victory.   I guess when you’ve been waiting 50 years, it’s expected.  And by now we all know “You Gotta Fight for the Right to Party!   What’s great about sports and business is that […]

The Buzzwords of Business…

Every industry has them, words or phrases that get repeated over and over until you almost start laughing inside when you hear them.  Many of them don’t even have their original meaning.  One of the most notable in sports was Hank Stram’s (legendary KC Chief’s Coach of SuperBowl IV) use of the word Matriculate.  ….and […]