Yesterday I mentioned the concept of 1st principle thinking. The summary is that you break down an item or service into the simplest, basic features or products that can’t be broken down any further. Today I wanted to add that you should ask the following questions or whys. You keep asking until you get to … Read moreWhich questions should you ask to solve problems?
In this modern day and hyper competitive world – great is mediocre, awesome or excellent is the new measure of success. Now this may seem like bad news but its not. As the measure of success increases – fewer people will make it you see humans are programed to just coast along. This is not … Read moreAre you succeeding or just coasting?
Yesterday I spoke about value and what it means to be valuable. But, we are over achievers so I thought I would add more – to be even more valuable! Go further than expected and then still further from there! If you sit around waiting for things to happen and then take action, not only … Read moreWant to know how to be even more valuable?
Don’t spend time or effort on anything that will not return more than the effort required to do it! It really is that simple. How many things are you doing that require a lot of effort but don’t nearly return the dollars equal to the effort? If you look at your to do list that … Read moreWant a productive start to the week?
Is your calendar fully booked with the most valuable priorities? Do you allow to many interruptions in your day? Distractions are the sugar of productivity! Do you let conversations go on longer than need be? Chit chat is a real waste of time. Do you multi task? Do you love the adrenaline of being overly … Read moreAre you doing what you should be?
I was thinking about the story of the USA space team (NASA) trying to write in space and the ink not flowing as there was no gravity. Millions of dollars and 10 years later an overpaid consultancy came up with a solution and really cool pen. Over on the other side of the world, the … Read moreDon’t hit a nail with a wrecking ball!
The first step is that you need to define the definition for yourself. Most people strive for success based on what others define it as. It is also important to note that this definition can and should change over time. What is it that you want to do?How do you want to do it?Who do … Read moreDo you know the real definition of success?
The answer is obvious! You ask! Yip – that is it – you see if you want something and don’t do anything about it, you will never get it. Even if the odds are against you receiving and affirmative response, the point is, if you ask you have a chance of getting. The worst thing … Read moreDo you know how to get what you want?
We all want to feel loved, right? Well in business this is no different. How many of you have clients that think they are your only one? How many of you have clients that demand more attention than may seem financially worthwhile? We all have these or have had these types pf clients. Here is … Read moreDo you know how to get people to love you?
Single! No – not in relationship status I am talking about where your focus and attention needs to be. This is also not about doing only one thing (although that is not necessarily bad) this is about one focus point. The challenge in business is to get your customers to come to you and spend … Read moreDo you know the word for success?