A successful day of sailboat racing begins the same as a successful day at the helm of your business.
I attended a training class a few weeks ago — it was terrific. I learned a few new things about managing customer relationships, reviewed things I had forgotten and picked up a super sense as to how I could become more successful.
Happy New Year 2018. Ghosts and goblins are behind us. That big Turkey Day family dinner is behind us. December holidays with Santa Claus are now behind us, but the credit card bills will continue showing up.
I recently completed Apollo 13 training at work. Nope, my job isn’t at NASA, and I’m not trying to re-enact a “Stars Wars” saga (although that would be fun). I’m in the technology industry, and my instruction covered improving ways to work in teams.
Two words are being linked in news reports in recent weeks: leadership and trust. Although the news media are focusing on government leaders, the same microscope can be used to look at business leadership and trust, and such an examination seems timely.
Success in the marketplace is what your company wants. How does the company president show that this success is a goal?
She’s amazingly insightful for her years. I’m talking about my niece Paige. Her experience with a grade-school bully and how well she handled it came back to me when I was browbeaten recently at work — yup, at work. More on Paige later.
If you look at research studies and books on success, a key finding will emerge: More is not always better. The business world in which you operate is relentlessly demanding.
We carry them with us every day. Whether sweet or sour, everyone we encounter has them, and no, it’s not their favorite drink or snack. It’s our emotions, and although we may not think about it, they’re with us wherever we go, including at work.