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7 11, 2016

OPEN UP: Do You Short Circuit A Valuable Conversation?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:17-07:00 November 7th, 2016|Conversation, Good Business, Marketing, Strategy, VACC|

Wrong Kind of Meme Like many Americans, I have begun paying a lot closer attention to “the news” online in the run-up to the election this week. I have chosen to visit The Guardian (US. Edition) as a primary news site, since they are globally known as a credible news [...]

12 09, 2016

FOCUS: Of Course You’re Reliable! RIGHT??

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:18-07:00 September 12th, 2016|Authenticity, Communication, Credibility, Customer Experience, Focus, Good Business, Leadership, Meaning, People, Trust, Uncategorized|

Are you Reliable? The far end of reliability is taking things for granted, right? You hop in your car, perform some kind of ignition action, and you just EXPECT the car to start up so you can go do what you need to do. You head into the barbershop or salon you've been [...]

5 09, 2016

FOCUS: If You Read One Article About Sincerity, Read This One!

By | 2018-08-02T16:28:52-07:00 September 5th, 2016|Authenticity, Communication, Credibility, Focus, Good Business, Leadership, Trust|

Charles Spurgeon and Sincerity “Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.” – Charles Spurgeon. Building and investing in relationships means building and investing in trust. In my last article, trust was defined as “choosing to risk making something you value vulnerable to [...]

13 06, 2016

How Much Do You Compromise Your Planning?

By | 2018-11-02T16:40:24-07:00 June 13th, 2016|Customer Experience, Entrepreneur, Good Business, H2H, Leadership, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy, VACC|

If you don’t see it, it’s still there…. Planning is not something that comes naturally to a lot of small-to-medium business (SMB) owners. Oh, we’re pretty good at planning out our day’s work, maybe setting up appointments and some are even pretty good at prioritization and time management. When [...]

9 05, 2016

FOCUS: What About Customer Experience and Relationships?

By | 2018-08-11T12:51:25-07:00 May 9th, 2016|Authenticity, Customer Experience, Customer Support, Facebook, Focus, Good Business, H2H, Marketing, People, Small Business, Smart Business, Social Media, VACC, Youtility|

On the lookout for…? “Relationships?! How do you do that when your business is all about selling boxes of widgets? Folks come to my site, order them and I ship them out…” This is a common question. You have always viewed your company as one that makes something that others buy (hopefully [...]

2 05, 2016

More Promising and Valuable: a Partner or a Customer?

By | 2018-08-11T13:01:34-07:00 May 2nd, 2016|Authenticity, Credibility, Customer Experience, Goal-setting, Good Business, H2H, Leadership, Marketing, Small Business, Smart Business, Strategy|

Partner or Customer? Still in the early years of your business and riding the revenue roller coaster? Yeah, me too. Things are Really Fat for several months (maybe even longer…), so you focus on project delivery and all of the work that entails. Make those clients happy!!!!  Things lighten up a bit, so [...]

21 03, 2016

FOCUS: CAN’T SEE IT? YOU REALLY NEED HELP!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:31-07:00 March 21st, 2016|Authenticity, Awareness, Creativity, Credibility, Focus, Good Business, Leadership, Marketing, Mission, People, Problem-solving, Small Business, Smart Business, Social Media, Strategy, Vision|

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/181215800 You are Very, Very Good at what you do! That’s one of the reasons you started your business. You’re good at it and you love to do it. So, becoming your own boss seemed like the way to focus in on this passion and expertise, and deliver the benefits to others who are willing [...]

14 03, 2016

FOCUS: The Simple Obsession of Mindful Marketing

By | 2018-07-02T13:55:07-07:00 March 14th, 2016|Amazon, Authenticity, Awareness, Communication, Content, Creativity, Credibility, Customer Experience, Focus, Good Business, H2H, Leadership, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy|

Obsession… Mindfulness is a light of honesty within yourself that is fed by each moment that passes. Mindfulness and “being in the moment” are ancient ideas found across cultures. This self-awareness is partly being truly aware of the moment, and partly acknowledging and letting go of the things and thoughts that cling to you or [...]

1 02, 2016

The Emerging Truth About The Change of Business

By | 2018-09-07T14:04:02-07:00 February 1st, 2016|Ambiguity, Authenticity, Awareness, Change, Credibility, Decision-making, Good Business, Leadership, Problem-solving, Strategy|

Change Dealing with Change is a Class-A Pain! No, really… First, what does change mean to you, your life, and your business? Is it rapid, gradual, ignored, accepted or the object of ‘magical thinking’? Second, how do you manage? Can you really manage without engaging a fortune teller and hoping against hope you [...]

11 01, 2016

Is Your Tribe Remarkable, Unfocused or Mainstream?

By | 2018-01-13T15:13:23-07:00 January 11th, 2016|Authenticity, Awareness, Collaboration, Communication, Conversation, Creativity, Diversity, Goal-setting, Good Business, H2H, Innovation, Leadership, Mission, People, Strategy, The Journey|

Networks and Communities Which Tribe do you belong to? That seems to be an over-riding, occasionally unsaid, concern in our society. Conservative or Liberal? Religious or Agnostic? One percent or ninety-nine percent? Blue collar or white-collar? Introvert or extrovert? College Graduate? Technical? Gender? Race? We have innumerable ways of identifying, classifying and limiting [...]

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