Consider Stephen M.R. Covey’s work if you’re moving slowly Stephen M.R. Covey’s book “The Speed of Trust; The One Thing That Changes Everything” came to me through a recommendation by a new acquaintance. The individual was commenting on my statement that I get most of my IT consulting and LinkedIn training work through direct reference
The next economic revolution It is better to give – and companies are using that fact to thrive. Given any market where there are five to ten major brands, two-dozen minor brands and a store label to choose from, each with specific models, features and prices – how is it that some of them sell
Too many people are willing to settle for average If you’re not exceptional, you’re merely average. Think about that statement for a minute. Too many people are willing to settle for and accept average. They shy away from being (and working with) above average and don’t know how to handle the exceptional. This was shoved
The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey I recall reading this book early in my corporate career – and a recent comment brought it to mind, so I had to check it out of the library and review it;-) What do you get when you take one writer whose philosophy is managing people well –
The next economic revolution It is better to give – and people are using that fact to thrive. Have you ever met someone that brings out the best in themselves and others, someone you can’t help but like and admire? If you pay attention, you’ll notice that people like this all have one thing in
Bits of Complexity
I’ve helped bring a new book into the world and thought I’d take a moment to talk about the book and the process.
Do you remember that old problem about dividing a number by two if it’s even, and multiplying it by three and adding one if it’s odd? If you repeat that enough for any number, it always gets to 1. But nobody has ever proved that it does for all numbers. (we just had no example where it didn’t work)
Well, that’s changing…
Living with the unexpected…
My wife and I opened our home to her father three months ago. You see, after receiving a diagnosis last summer that his pacemaker’s battery was due to fail imminently, and that his heart would fail soon after, he entered hospice care and enjoyed a stay at the Isaiah House.
They asked him to leave at the start of the year because – well – he hadn’t died!
Three months later, he’s still enjoying the office-bedroom at the foot of the stairs.
In The Icarus Deception of course…
I’m a Seth Godin fan, so it shouldn’t be shocking to learn that I joined the Kickstarter campaign quite early.
The book’s out, I’ve had my read, and he’s introduced me to a new word that I love: Kamiwaza…