We take for granted the advances that continue to make our lives easier: We eat foods grown around the world, talk to friends who are thousands of miles away, pay for lunch with a wave of our smart phones, and our cars can parallel park themselves. Pretty amazing!
So Many Good Ideas-How Do You Choose the Right One?
Sean and Dave are brothers and business partners. They’ve built their company by working hard, paying attention to the numbers, and listening to customers. Their business had been stable and successful for years. But changes in technology along with increasing competition have begun to threaten the status quo.
Avoid Hair On Fire
Rules of Life
My family attends a sweet little Methodist church in my hometown. I enjoy attending when I am visiting on a Sunday.
Having A Grease Gun That Doesn’t Work Is Worse Than…
My husband and I were chatting over dinner about what he’d accomplished that day. He commented, “Having a grease gun that doesn’t work is worse than having no grease gun at all.”
What’s Your Perspective?
What do you see when you look at your business: the same machines, the same equipment, the same people performing the same duties?
A Life Well Lived
How do you live to be almost 100?
Should You Always Keep Them Close?
Janelle, owner of a successful family business, was thrilled that her daughter Beth had joined the family business right out of college. Things were going well, and Janelle had visions of Beth eventually taking control of the business “when the time was right”.
Change One Thing
Sean, Bill, and Jared are neighbors: on the surface, they seem very much alike. Each is married, of average health, height, and body weight, and earning $75,000 a year. It’s their attitudes that set them apart.
Do You Need A Think Week?
Twice a year, for nearly two decades, Bill Gates has gone into seclusion for seven days to think about big problems. He contends some of his best work has come from these “Think Weeks”.