2 03, 2015

How To Solve the Biggest Problem with Diversity

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:43-07:00 March 2nd, 2015|Collaboration, Creativity, Diversity, Good Business, H2H, Innovation, Leadership, People, Problem-solving, Productivity, Small Business, Smart Business, Strategy|

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/187474472 There was an item on the local news the other night that I found fascinating. A number of students at the university campus were holding a rally advocating for a Diversity Center as a gathering place that would acknowledge the diversity of the campus and provide a place and programs that would focus on [...]

23 02, 2015

Blogging – Speak If You Have Something to Say

By | 2018-04-28T12:41:43-07:00 February 23rd, 2015|Blogging, Communication, Content, Creativity, Credibility, H2H, Small Business|

Blogging A question I received this week was, “How often should a business post to their blog?” This is a very common question and usually driven by a small business owner’s fear of having to spend a lot of time creating the post and the frequency of posting for the effectiveness of the effort. [...]

3 02, 2015

Open the Box – A Fish?!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:44-07:00 February 3rd, 2015|Ambiguity, Communication, Content, Conversation, Creativity, Customer Experience, Good Business, H2H, Open the Box, Problem-solving, Productivity, Questions, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy|

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/182108931 Awhile back I was working through a visualization exercise mentioned in Steven Pressfield’s book “Do the Work”. My first post regarding this can be found here and if you search my blog you’ll a number of other visualizations that I’ve found useful using this. Let me summarize what this entails: Imagine a box with [...]

26 01, 2015

Want to Be Heard? Listen…and Hear…

By | 2018-11-22T13:58:39-07:00 January 26th, 2015|Collaboration, Communication, Conversation, Credibility, H2H, Leadership, Social Media|

Detail (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Do you remember the little plastic animals, usually dogs, that people used to place in the back windows of their cars?  These plastic pooches would nod their heads as the car moved, giving the impression that they were looking around. Sadly, I see this plastic [...]

5 01, 2015

Want To Be Heard? Speak Softly…

By | 2018-03-15T15:28:09-07:00 January 5th, 2015|Communication, Conversation, Dialogue, H2H, Leadership, People|

Lakhovsky: The Convesation; oil on panel (Беседа), 51.1 x 61.3 cm (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Who doesn’t want to be heard?  I’ve got things to share and so do you.  Passions, beliefs, information, opinions, jokes…the list is pretty long. Central to who we are as people and as a community is how well [...]

30 12, 2014

6 Blogs to Enhance Your 2015

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:45-07:00 December 30th, 2014|H2H, Social Media, Strategy, Tips|

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/134059948 It’s the last few days of 2014 and the Internet is packed with looks forward and backward, best of/worst of lists and the like. I’m not immune to assessing some of the more significant resources I use regularly, and so am passing onto you a short list of six of the most enlightening, not [...]

27 11, 2014

Trust, Relationships and #H2H

By | 2017-07-13T16:16:31-07:00 November 27th, 2014|Facebook, H2H, People, Social Media|

Trust Recently a friend of mine made a long-ish post on Facebook. It was an apology and a mea culpa. Although I had missed the earlier post she referred to, she stated that she was caught off-guard by other people’s reaction to it. She said that, in retrospect, she agreed with one friend [...]

20 11, 2014

Now What?!

By | 2017-11-02T13:31:40-07:00 November 20th, 2014|Awareness, Decision-making, H2H, Leadership, People, Problem-solving|

Comfreak / Pixabay Every business hits this wall at some time. Whether your just starting out, ALMOST to profitability, have a “going concern” or are well-established, sooner or later something either organic (like growth of your customer base) or externally realized (your top salesperson and top delivery person get married and move out of the [...]

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