I often find myself doing the exact same routine for days, weeks, and months. The routine rarely breaks and the aha moments all but disappear. The innovation stops as I go through my routines day in and day out. When I break that routine, I am always pleasantly surprised at what comes out of it. … Continue reading Break Routine to Get Creative
It’s that time of year where we all spend too much money on the people we love, usually buying them stuff they really don’t need but it sure is fun to have something to open! This is also the time of year that is hardest for those that have the least. With my various companies … Continue reading Giving Back!
In the August 2016 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine there is an article about a client asking you to hire their kid as a favor. This was interesting timing for me because I had just gone through a situation where I hired someone who was recommended and in a very short period of time it became … Continue reading The Favor Hire
In the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People written by Stephen R. Covey, there is a section on what he calls the Six Paradigms of Human Interaction. These are Win/Win, Win/Lose, Lose/Win, Lose/Lose, and No Deal. You can find the start of this section on pg. 204 in the hardback version. Basically these are options … Continue reading Win/Win