Sometimes it seems like there are so many things to do that we can’t possibly tackle them all. This tends to paralyze us and prevent us from feeling like we could ever be productive. What’s the way forward in this situation? Try intentionally doing nothing.
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Some people say that relationships are like a bank. You have to make a “deposit” before you make a “withdrawal.” There is some truth to this statement. After all, we are happy to do favors for people who have helped us out in the past. At first glance, it seems like one way to be […]
Lately when I visit offices, I’ve been taking a quick visual inventory of the number of people wearing headphones. What was once a total rarity has taken off in recent years. Partially this is due to the advance in computer and Internet technology. It’s now possible to listen to almost any kind of music through […]
I recommend that everyone take an afternoon and sit at the counter at your local coffeeshop. It may be a national chain like Starbucks, or a local place. No matter where you visit, a few hours of observing the team at work will change your perspective. You’ll learn quite a bit about customer service, about […]
It does not matter what you do or how much you make. Whether you’re a plumber or a company president, you need to have a business card. You might be a stay-at-home-mom or you could be unemployed. Everybody needs a business card. Let me say that again, absolutely everyone should have a business card.