Remember, yelling “En Garde” as a kid? It warned our friends to “take a defensive position” and let the imaginary fencing match begin. This French phrase came to mind as I walked passed an odd building the other day. It was the fence that drew my attention. Actually, it was the huge spotlights designed to illuminate the fence in opposite directions that drew my attention. [Read more…]
Entrepreneurs and executives, alike, need to design (or redesign) solutions that make business expansion lucrative and relatively painless. Successful work effort relies on tools, processes, and strategies that must accommodate additional growth or scalability. It is much more efficient to establish best practices on a small manageable scale, before the workload makes development and adjustments too burdensome and expensive. [Read more…]
I have been noticing role models in my line of work, lately. They are the pioneers, blazing new trails in the marketplace. They are enjoying success. That is great news… What’s bothering me is the faint hint of jealously. I ask, “What about my great news?” What was admiration and respect faded subtly and replaced with success envy. [Read more…]
You are such a dear person and gentle and smart facilitator, Michelle. Thank you for inviting me to be part of the group today. Good food for thought and so wonderful to witness, once again, how God makes believers DIFFERENT from society at large… just by His presence in their lives.
J.D. Bailey, CO
Have you ever reached the end of the day and wondered, “Why am I not making progress on what I care about most?” If you are like me, this curiosity quickly turns to frustration. Frustration is the “feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something.” [Read more…]
Perfection is alluring! For Superstars (those who are brilliant, talented, and driven), perfection is the thing they aspire to and never quite achieve. A Superstar is so gifted that he or she can polish a client presentation, speech, or spreadsheet, to near flawlessness. So, why not go for perfection? [Read more…]
Imagine being in a luxurious hotel lobby primed for a special weekend, champagne and tapas on hand for sampling. Live piano music and chair massages available to guests checking in. Anticipation of the upcoming banquet is growing, and so is the commotion around the massage chair. [Read more…]