Everyone is afraid of something: spiders, snakes, rejection, the unknown – the list is endless. We’re all hardwired to feel fear.
Our world is full of distractions: kids home from school, vacation plans (or lack of them), coronavirus, summer heat, short tempers, email, social media, bright shiny objects, and now even protests and riots.
Call one customer before our May meeting and ask,
“What is your biggest challenge today or
what is your greatest unmet need?”
When talking to customers, I haven’t learned anything new, but it has been validating.
Amazon makes it easy to return items, so when customers have issues they don’t understand, they just send the item back saying it didn’t. They just don’t know how to figure out what the issue is.
Our cell phones have become an essential part of us. We use them incessantly to send and receive messages, check our email, follow the latest tweetstorm, make and track purchases, or simply play a game. Hardcore users devote up to 12 hours every day to their smartphones. There’s no indication that spending that much time staring at a small screen improves our productivity or mental health.Read More
For many, staying safe at home is getting old. The list of activities we can safely partake in is growing and each one added seems to magnify the things we should avoid/delay. While the pandemic has curtailed some activities, it has also pushed us outside our comfort zones. We are creating new ways to enrich our lives and help others.Read More
Do you sometimes react quickly to a situation and later wish you had “thought before you acted”? Do you find that your emotions control decisions rather than objectively looking at an issue before acting? As a leader, are you aware how your emotions and the emotions of your team can affect actions and reactions? Your answers to these questions may determine your level of Emotional Intelligence. Emotional intelligence makes a strong leader and builds stronger teams.
A member of our ZOOM meeting this week: “I am so over agonizing about COVID 19. I’ve got to get on with my life and start running my business again. I can’t control everything, but I can run my business proactively and stop worrying. It is what it is. Time to move on.”Read More
What outside the box idea could you invest in today that could start generating income within the next 60 days?
- I’m creative! I can come up with a million of those outside of the box ideas! Realistically I should be promoting my coaching services a lot right now. I could have more webinars and live streaming Q & A’s that would attract attention.
- When I launched this business, we were told there are tons of money; I’ve always thought if it’s a good business, we would get the funding and we did.Read More
The last eight weeks have been like no other. We are in the midst of a disaster. Some of us are more involved than others and some are being hit harder than others: economically, emotionally, and physically.