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Disconnecting for the good…

Disconnecting.   When is the last time you really disconnected?  Certainly, over the last several months we all have experienced different levels of being disconnected, but for the most part we are very much still connected.   If you are reading this, you’re connected. We all recognize the power of leveraging technology in our businesses and daily […]

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 […]

Business Lesson from a Poinsettia

They’re everywhere this time of year, Poinsettias. Their red leaves are a primary color of the Holiday Season.  But, have you ever wondered what makes a normally green leaf turn red? And how can professional poinsettia growers get them to bloom anytime of the year, when the average person struggles to just keep them healthy […]

You don’t know what you don’t know…

There have been moments in my life where I felt like I had everything figured out – that I knew what was up, I knew what I was doing and that I was definitely on the right track. (This investment is solid, this company will be a great long-term opportunity, etc.). And pretty much every […]

Ready-Set-Go! …Stretching Your Comfort Zone

“Ready-Set-Go!” How old do you think you were the first time you heard those words?  Probably 5 or 6 years old; they are a legendary trio of words in backyards and on playgrounds.   And, recently they found their way to the pool while we were enjoying a few days away on a Spring Break trip.  […]

Why your New Year’s Resolutions will fail (and what to do about it…)

Almost everyone has had the experience of setting a goal (or a resolution) for themselves, sticking with it for a few days but eventually falling back into old habits and failing to make a change. The good news is that it’s not your particular lack of willpower that’s caused you to fail to stick to […]