Get Going in 2021

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Now that we’ve taken a look back at the past year, let’s get moving into the new one! What’s that you say? It’s already more than a whole week into the new year? I’m too late to put this message out there? I don’t think so! As I wrote back in February of 2018, It’s… Continue reading Get Going in 2021

The First Step Toward Winning is Getting Started

Starting the race...

It is a rude awakening that one gets when you first “hang out your shingle” and discover that, actually, there are not hundreds of people just waiting for you to go into business so they can give you their money. And then you start looking for answers and advice. Now what? Advertise? Network? How strong… Continue reading The First Step Toward Winning is Getting Started

Leader != Leadership Position

Not all leaders are in leadership positions; and not all leadership positions are filled by good leaders. We all wish the second part of that were not true,  but the Pointy-Haired Boss in Dilbert comics makes us laugh not because he is so ridiculous that nobody can relate, but rather because we have either worked… Continue reading Leader != Leadership Position

Credit Where Credit is Due

I have a confession.  I am an avid fan of reading books about Leadership principles.  I think that many Leadership principles can be applied not just in managing employees or running a business, but in many other facets of life including raising children and making plans for your own life.  BUT, I am not a… Continue reading Credit Where Credit is Due

Book Review: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

For my first book of 2017, and my test-run of using Audible to listen to books in the car while I commute to my office, I chose Scott Adams’ How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big.  This turned out to be a great idea as the book is written in a simple… Continue reading Book Review: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big