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8 05, 2017

Strategy: Is Your Goal a Place or a Direction?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:11-07:00 May 8th, 2017|Change, Decision-making, Goal-setting, Strategy|

Strategy You started out putting together something that you could call a Business Plan, right? If you had some help, or needed one to present to the bank or some investors, it was probably pretty detailed and held most everything you hoped to accomplish and how you would get there, [...]

12 12, 2016

FOCUS: Get That One Thing Right!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:16-07:00 December 12th, 2016|Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Facebook, Focus, Google, Marketing, Problem-solving, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy|

One Thing You’ve got that ONE THING to do, and you’re convinced that getting that right will make all the pieces fall into place, right? I’ve had more than one business owner approach me and ask for help with a Facebook Ad or a Google Ad. My first question is usually to [...]

28 11, 2016

Best of November: TOP POSTS – No Turkeys Here!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:16-07:00 November 28th, 2016|Content, Conversation, Customer Experience, Decision-making, Marketing, Measurement, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy|

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is past and we are all on the short countdown to Christmas!? Well, while you were trying to finish off the Halloween candy AND putting together the grocery list for Thanksgiving, there have been a LOT of article published that deserve your attention…..I’ve gone through them and cherry-picked the most [...]

24 10, 2016

How Do You Get to Valuable Options?

By | 2017-10-20T15:23:17-07:00 October 24th, 2016|Change, Collaboration, Creativity, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Leadership, Problem-solving, Strategy, Uncategorized|

Options not Answers How many squirrels can you follow at once? This is the thought that occurred to me while reading a recent article by Valeria Maltoni entitled Inventing Options for Mutual Gain. While describing an excellent process for arriving at options, and not necessarily “the final solution”, I am reminded [...]

11 07, 2016

Can You Attack the Same Problems with Novel Perspectives?

By | 2018-10-26T15:29:33-07:00 July 11th, 2016|Authenticity, Change, Collaboration, Communication, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Leadership, Marketing, Small Business, Strategy, Vision|

Strategizing A hundred people at an event heard the word "Strategy" as part of a presentation I gave recently. Likely there were at least a hundred different interpretations and mental pictures that lit up for the attendees, some very related and others quite different from the others. Each was a product of [...]

4 07, 2016

Are You Interested in Working Through the Fear?

By | 2018-10-26T15:16:09-07:00 July 4th, 2016|Authenticity, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Leadership, Problem-solving, Strategy|

What are you afraid of? Holidays make many entrepreneurs and small business owners nervous. On one hand, HURRAH! A holiday! Depending on your business, you may be looking at numerous merry-makers coming to your shop and celebrating by indulging in a bit of “retail therapy.” A different kind of [...]

20 06, 2016

FOCUS: Is It Destiny or Just a Feeling…or WHAT?

By | 2018-06-15T15:56:26-07:00 June 20th, 2016|Ambiguity, Authenticity, Awareness, Creativity, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Focus, Leadership, Meaning, Problem-solving, Productivity, Small Business, Smart Business, Strategy|

Decisions and Discernment How do you arrive at the thing or things to focus on every day? There are innumerable items that float through my brain every day, usually just at the time the alarm goes off (if I’m lucky and don’t wake up early…). Living in a particularly woodsy [...]

11 04, 2016

FOCUS: Aren’t You Easily Worth More Than FREE?

By | 2018-08-15T14:56:09-07:00 April 11th, 2016|Communication, Content, Decision-making, Facebook, Google, Leadership, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy|

English: Graph of social media activities (Photo credit: Wikipedia) OF COURSE you’re using social media to market your business! It’s 2016 and beyond! NOT having a Facebook Business page is like not having a logo or a business card…..unthinkable! So how’s that going? It seemed so straight-forward when you [...]

4 04, 2016

FOCUS: Can You Measure the Hard Things?

By | 2018-09-16T13:55:10-07:00 April 4th, 2016|Authenticity, Awareness, Creativity, Decision-making, Focus, Innovation, Leadership, Measurement, People, Problem-solving, Strategy|

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) We all want things to be easy. And it’s not just business, American or Western Society that defaults to easy. While I still worked at Microsoft, one of my managers got our entire team “Easy Buttons.” You pressed the Big Red Button and a voice said, [...]

15 02, 2016

What is the Truth about Now for You?

By | 2018-03-24T15:32:42-07:00 February 15th, 2016|Authenticity, Awareness, Decision-making, Leadership, Meaning, Reflection, Small Business|

The Arrow of Time     “Well, that happened.” That’s still one of my favorite movies quotes. It’s uttered (actually more “admitted”) by Bob Berrenger (Alec Baldwin) upon crawling out of an upside down car accident in the movie State and Main. He seems a bit dazed, but not very concerned, despite [...]

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