My home computer crashed last week. Yesterday, I was at a client’s place and their admin computer crashed. (Not if, but when, right?) So far, I only seem to have lost one doc. It was my reading list, a private doc, although I post it every month (except maybe this one), so it was the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Where is Your Data?
I went to a business event this morning. I’m going to another one on Wednesday and I’m holding one in my office on Thursday. I don’t go to 3 events every week, but when there is a good event, I go. I don’t understand Business Owners who say they are too busy to go to […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
WHY Peter Principle The Peter Principle: “in a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Principle). The same holds true for small business. Our business tends to rise to the level of our incompetence. That’s why it is vitally important for business owners to continually upgrade their skills Business skills are […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
It comes down to 4 things: KNOWN You know where you are and where you are going. You know how to do what you want to do. You know when to ask for help and from whom. You know your why. Your Business Model is clear. You have policies and procedures in place that everyone […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
There’s what we are doing. Then there is what’s running in the background. Running in the background can mean things we have initiated and are happening, but without our direct input. Like when you send an email asking for more information or you are waiting for someone else on the team to finish their task, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Running in the Background
Witches’ Bane: a China Bayles mystery by Susan Wittig Albert. I had picked up her book, ‘An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days’, her journal of thoughts, reading and writings during the tumultuous 2008. I didn’t actually get to it before it was due back, but I decided to try out her novels. It’s a quick, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on October Reading
Leo Babauta launched his book/package “the Effortless Life” last week. I’ve been thinking about making business easier and smoother – you know, effortless. So this really caught my eye. I bought the book. His overriding premise is that we should get rid of goals and expectations. I’ve read his blog for years and I’ve read […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.