Can you see into the FUTURE? Are you up-to-date on TODAY? Have you studied the PAST to avoid repeating mistakes? A successful business owner and… Read More »Is Your Smartphone Today’s Crystal Ball?
While spending time with my family in Branson, Missouri for Thanksgiving, I found myself gaining insights into family family businesses, business families, enterprising families, and family legacy.
My lovely wife, Susan, and I wish you much happiness, joy, and gratitude for the blessing you have this holiday season. Since 1990, we have been creating our own greeting for family, friends, and colleagues.
I suggest the golden rule still holds. Our parents quickly learn that we are different and God knows we are different. We want to be treated as individuals, so the golden rule recognizes that others also want to be treated as the individuals they are.
Focus is good and distraction is bad. Right? Not necessarily so.
Independence is NOT freedom. It’s a responsibility—to yourself and to all those that depend on you.
It’s really not about the shoe, or the shoe box. It’s about the other end of our bodies, the brain. You and I are individuals and so are our customers. Don’t let people box you in.
Maslow’s observation-based hypothesis has been replaced by the SCARF scientific-based understanding of people’s needs.
Parents, coaches, teachers, and some bosses stand out in our life. They encouraged us, demanded the best from us, and showed us a better way. . . . I also remember some bosses through the years that were fantastic in caring about me and getting me to give them my all. I may be luckier than most in that I only recall one or two bosses back in my high-school and college days that I never got anything out of. Everyone else, was a positive influence in some way.
As a volunteer for SCORE, each year I have to review ethics and culture materials and reaffirm my support for those ideals. I do the… Read More »Ethical Behavior Keeps You Standing Up—Avoiding the Pit Fall
For millennia people have been building walls to protect people inside and keep others out—to separate one set of people from another set of people—good… Read More »Don’t Build Walls—Don’t Hunker Down in Silos—Build Bridges Across the Gaps