If you run a business, you know how complex it can be and how tempting it is to say yes to every potential customer. You’ll say yes, even if that means customizing how you do things just for them. After all, they represent more revenue. You would be crazy to turn them away. So, the
I’m part of my church’s leadership team, and the other day we discussed a leadership book. One of the book’s discussion questions was, “What are some of your gifts, and what are some of the shadows sides of those gifts?” In other words, What is your gift’s dark side? That sounds like a strange question.
Have you ever been in a meeting in which a person kept throwing up roadblocks? No matter what you said or how you approached the problem, they continued in opposition. Resolving disagreements like this can be difficult, but not impossible. One way around the roadblock is to gain an understanding of why the roadblock is
I understand. This is a tired topic, and I’ve not written on it for that reason. But in my reading this morning, a new and better reason for limiting virtual work presented itself. Limit Virtual Work, Don’t End It But first, some virtual work is good, especially for thought leaders and creatives. Some activities go
I have a question for you. Are you struggling to build a business? I’m asking this question because I am, and I’m trying to turn the struggle into success. One of the things that I do to keep my momentum going is read authors who inspire me to think better. One of those authors is
Answering this question when I don’t know you or your circumstances is dangerous. You may think I am presumptuous. And when I give you my answer, you may even get mad. After all, who am I to make that judgment? But if you want to know why you didn’t get promoted, hear me out. People