The Terrible Hurt that Causes Terrible Hurt

I have always wondered what goes through some people head’s that call themselves parents and then use their children as pawns of emotion to inflict hurt on others.  Exe’s s, Former Spouses, Parents and Grand Parents alike. People are messy and what is awful is they tend to cause the pain...

Toxic Entitlement

Its pervasive is this country,  people think they are owed something.  They are owed happiness, a job,  a relationship, even someone to support them.  They mill throughout their lives miserable and making others miserable because they won’t take responsibility for there own lives.  They live...

Doers, Doubters and Haters

You know there is three kinds of people,  Doers,  the type of people that realize there is a problem and work on it,  Doubters the people that shoot holes in the plan on anything that is being communicated to do,  and haters people the people who so remember the things that were tried and failed...

Blame Takes your Power

So many people like to blame the problems in their life on other people.  This is the most toxic thing to do as a human being.  As soon as you assign blame and leave others responsible for problems in your life.  You become helpless to fix on the situation and give your power to others.  Rage is...

Judgement and Religion

So many times I have heard this in business,  he is a good Christian.  She is a good Christian.  Because he or she shows up on every sunday and participates in church.  Maybe they are in a prayer group or even a small group of accountability to the word and I really think this is awesome.  Where...

Should Social Media be called “Media for the Anti-Social”?

I believe Social Media has some challenges with its name.  The definition of social is “of or relating to human society”.  I guess my problem with this as a definition is because “social media” is by real definition, “of or related to a virtual representation of a human society”.   My...

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Today, innovation moves almost at the speed of thought.  The business model you had, the job you had and the services you provide could very easily be outdated in the same decade they were created.  What does that mean to you as a business owner or CEO? Work on your culture more than you work on your...

Profit is Personal

So many times in today’s press, profit gets a bad name.  In fact many of us in business have felt over the last 4 or 5 years that a capitalist or free market society has been under attack from the press and current political climate.  Just to be clear, politicians DO NOT create jobs.  Businesses...

Is Your Business Anti-Social?

  Last weekend I went into a restaurant that from the from second you walked in the door was engaging you on the social front.  They wanted you to like them on Facebook,  gave you things to say and even offered you a coupon if you mentioned them. It occurred to me how many times in the last 6...

Don’t Get Shifted On

Image via CrunchBase Sales have changed so much over the last 30 years that people that have not made the adjustments seem to be struggling unnecessarily.  They are not using the changes to their advantages. Yes, there are 5 times as many mediums coming at your target clients, yes there are 5...

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