Yes, they are lucky to have a job in this time of high unemployment rates, but the reduction in pay raises and increased layoffs has translated into a harder and heavier workload for many and therefore, less effective…
Today, Jill Abramson, former Executive Editor of the New York Times, gave the commencement speech at Wake Forest University. Quite appropriately, Wake Forest requested she speak on resilience. Her controversial firing from the NYT . . .
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But… Read More ›
This is just a quick poll to get your opinion on the insanity around Black Friday. In case you aren’t aware, KMart recently announced they were opening at 6 am on Thanksgiving and remaining open for 41 hours through Black Friday…. Read More ›
In my previous post, I tried to drive home the notion that if you didn’t collaborate in your business in 2012, then you didn’t see growth. And 2013 isn’t going to be any better if you don’t change something. I also promised a list of tools to help you make real world productive changes that are also HUGE time savers…
I work from my home office. I have 2 monitors, a big desk, a computer desk, files, bookcase, everything to keep me focused and organized. hahahahahahahaha :) So with all these tools, why do I still lose my brain occasionally!?%#(*^)#* …
A Thanksgiving message… I am thankful for my clients, past, present, and future, but also for modern technology.
It has been an amazing journey of personal and business growth for me these last few years.
I remember in 3rd grade (a million years ago!), reading a short story of the future by Isaac Asimov – unfortunately I can’t remember the title – in which there were children sitting at the kitchen table in front of a computer monitor taking school lessons.
I remember so clearly looking at that picture and thinking I hope I live long enough to see that come to be. You have to realize that at that time IBM’s computers filled entire rooms, there were no cell phones, no answering machines, no video games, color TV was just emerging, and central air conditioning was a modern convenience, so the concept of the story seemed so, so far away….
Frequently I get on my laptop, pad, phone, whatever, and read about or see all kinds of things I CAN do with the various platforms, software, apps, gadgets, widgets, etc… But I thought of something today. Maybe I CAN, but I don’t have the time!!
I realized that part of the reason business owners don’t take Social Media Marketing seriously as a credible marketing venue is because…
“I guess my idea of a good audience is one that’s quiet and listens, but also that’s alive: they respond, they’re getting the…”