When I was just out of college, everyone I met at parties or bars began the conversation with the same question: “What do you do?” It’s a lame perfunctory question, and as such, it requires a lame perfunctory answer. It dawned on me that I’d been getting asked Perfunctory Questions in some form or another […]
There’s a church on 70-East here in my town. It’s been there forever. I don’t know what denomination it is. It’s a church. The parking lot is full on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights. Other than that, I don’t notice it much. That is, until last week. Last week, something happened that I suspect the […]
This post will help you find your own perfect timing for making big moves and purchases, rather than blindly chasing after more. At the very least, it will tell my tale of finding my own wise response to an all-too-common story in the world of business ownership: The pressure of bigger, better, shinier, faster. Here’s […]
This is the time of year when I get emails and Facebook notes from people who downloaded my Word of the Year Discovery Tool last year at this time. They’re writing to share the breakthroughs that happened to them as they let a single word “guide” them throughout the past 365 days.
There is one fundamental truth that has served me (and my clients) immensely. It is this: Setting boundaries with clients teaches people how to treat you. So, what does that mean? It means that it’s up to you to allow or not allow certain treatment. It also means that you have to get clear about how you want to […]