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Lane Maintenance… Are you being proactive?

A little maintenance can go a long way.  A few weeks ago it was clear some type of road work was going to be starting on a main street that leads to our neighborhood, as traffic cones and signs were being placed along this mile long section of 4 lane asphalt and concrete.  For those […]

Can You Beat the Tyranny of the Urgent?

We all face the Tyranny of the Urgent, but as a business owner, if you can’t find a way to beat it then you’re going to end up in a bad situation, unable to grow, exhausted and ultimately killing your business. What is the Tyranny of the Urgent? It’s a concept that minister / author […]

Want to be productive? Take a break…

Are you taking healthy breaks while you work?  Are you taking any breaks at all?  The isolation that has accompanied a lot of the new normal work environments has set a stage that could easily remove something we all need to do throughout the day.  Take a break. Though there was a lot of uncertainty […]

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 […]

Can you create a sense of urgency?

Have you ever felt like your team wasn’t all that productive? I have a client who’s been struggling with that for a while now. He has a great team helping to run the business but there’s a strong feeling that they tend to coast most of the time. They’re ‘busy’ but it’s not clear that […]

What does Zorro have to do with your success?

You may not know this, but it’s been repeatedly proven in scientific studies that Happiness drives Success. That may initially feel counter-intuitive but when you think it through it makes sense. Remember back to a time when you were performing really well. More than likely you were focused, you weren’t nervous or anxious or scared, […]