As a business owner it is important to know where you want your business to be in the future. Begin with the end in mind, where do you want your business and personal life to be moving forward?
If you watch Netflix, you may have watched one (or more!) of the series on the drug lords south of our American border. Narcos follows the life and capture of Pablo Escobar, and the series El Chapo looks at the life of one of the biggest drug kingpins in history, the one who is currently standing… Read More »
As you begin 2019 with the end in mind—the goal of creating your best year ever—some things will probably need to change. One big thing is learning to say no to time wasters and “busyness.” These are traps that keep you from achieving the results you desire. Many business owners think that because they are… Read More »
At the start of this new year, I am thinking again about beginning with the end in mind, a concept brought to my attention in 1989 by Stephen Covey. This is habit two in Covey’s pivotal book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which I have read five times. I required the management staff… Read More »
As you start the New Year, it is a good time to reflect on 2018 and ask yourself some important questions. These questions will help you plan for the upcoming year, which will lay the groundwork for a successful 2019 and beyond. If you make a good start to the New Year and develop a… Read More »
Business Breakthrough #4 Leave your cell phone in the car A friend recently told me that his wife had gotten mad at him at dinner the previous night, and I asked for details. It turns out that he received a call from a client during dinner, and he took the call. I asked a few… Read More »