Monthly Archives: July 2013

Change is Hard

Change is hard. We all know that things don’t stay the same, but we still fight change. It doesn’t matter if change is for the better, or if it’s to solve a problem or improve a system. We resist change. … Continue reading

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The Right Players For your Team

A business is a team effort. You have to have the right people, in the right jobs, for things to run well. Like a baseball team made up of only pitchers and hitters, it doesn’t matter how great of pitchers … Continue reading

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Summertime, and business is …?

Every business, every industry has high and low periods; times when you can hardly keep up, and times when you can hardly find something to do. Which are you in right now? When business is booming, sometimes you can easily … Continue reading

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Crisis of Confidence

Taking another direction in this article, I’m referencing a bit of history. On July 15, 1979, President Jimmy Carter gave a speech. Looking at the things that were happening in society, the economy, and people’s outlooks at the time, it … Continue reading

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Are You Being Vague

Are you too general in your business? Do you do some undescribed “work”? Does your store sell non descriptive “stuff”? Does your restaurant sell “food”? Do you provide some kind of general “service”? Probably not. You probably do very specific … Continue reading

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Let the experts do their jobs.

Everyone is an expert in something, but some people think they are experts in everything. Even to the point of telling other people, specialists in their field, how to do their job. Have you been on the receiving end or … Continue reading

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