Tag: ideas

Is This Place Safe…? Part III

There's an old saying that "it's lonely at the top". And yes, I have met some lonely leaders over the years... but it was of their own choosing. It's only…
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Is This Place Safe…? Part II

Awhile back, I spoke with a small business leader who was struggling. I asked him how many ideas he had coming in from the field... from his staff, as well…
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Is This Place Safe…? Part I

"How's your safety record?" This could be a question you'd expect from a Worker's Compensation specialist... but it's not. It could be referring to the physical environment of your workplace...…
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Unlikely Competitors… Part III

If you manufacture computer screens... or coffee cups, step ladders... or any other product from feather dusters to construction equipment... it's pretty easy to figure out where your main competition…
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What Are You Worried About…?

So, I'm watching a wildcard game last night between Indianapolis and San Diego, and suddenly something catches my attention. Now, I don't have a dog in this fight... or in…
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Can We Talk…? Part III

Okay... so what about this habit of not screening incoming calls, which I wrote about here and here. Remember, I learned this over twenty years ago from an incredible PR…
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Can We Talk…? Part II

It was just another incoming call... one of tens of thousands I've received over the years.  Not knowing the caller, I simply picked up and as usual said, "Hi, this…
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Some Things Never Change…

As a young man in 1986, I scrawled twenty-four words onto a folded piece of paper. Three short sentences... 'principles' if you will... that would greatly influence how I would…
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