The Critical Success Factors Focusing on the things that make the biggest difference to your future prosperity. (Note, although this article was written in early 2002, it is totally relevant. Right now.)
Hiring the first personal business assistant is an exciting time for new business owners. It means that the business is doing well enough that the business owner can no longer keep up effectively with the demands of the new business. Sales are exploding, and time becomes of the utmost importance. Scheduling of business chores and … [Read more…]
Use your time for problems that are truly important.
There is a growing movement in the spiritual and holistic fields to bring a more metaphysical and human potential approach to the business community. Holism has been intergrating into both the health and mental health professions for many years now. The men’s , women’s and environmental movements are a part of that holistic shift in awareness. However, … [Read more…]
Okay, so you’ve figured out what kind of meeting is needed, you’ve planned well and you have all the right materials. How about the meeting itself? How can you be sure the meeting you’ve so carefully planned and prepared actually comes off as expected?
I recently flew from Seattle to Atlanta, I realized, just as we began our taxi, that it takes hundreds of support personnel to maintain a flight. I saw the woman at the check-in desk, security, pilots, luggage handlers, flight crews, air controllers, and the various staff physically on the tarmac doing whatever people do on … [Read more…]
When you are acclaimed for excellence during times of crisis you may not feel so good in a non-crisis environment. You may not shine so bright, perform so well, be quite so acclaimed. If crisis is how you satisfy your personal need to be needed, to feel accomplished, to be respected, to be heard, to … [Read more…]
Six Reasons to K.I.S.S.
You, the Entrepreneur, are ‘normally’ a type-A individual. One who has little patience with the establishment ~ he or she likes to do it ‘his/her way’ and that’s OK if you know the system and have a plan to achieve your goals.
Micro-Management and Delegation