Month: August 2014

Success Soup – H is for Horizon

Miss the first post in this new series – Alphabet Soup of Success?  Click HERE and go back to the beginning. ——————————————————————- In the course of your business life, storms will come. This is not an “if”, it is “when”.   In this photo, the storm is well off in the distance and the water is still calm, […]

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The numbers don’t lie – stop the obsession with the air traveler

It is a Labor Day tradition for AAA to report the number of people traveling by car for the long weekend. This weekend is no different. Highest Labor Day Travel Numbers Since Recession AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend. This makes […]

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Success soup – F is for Finance

Miss the first post in this new series – Alphabet Soup of Success?  Click HERE and go back to the beginning. ——————————————————————- Finance?   Boring. Is that your reaction to the latest ingredient in our success soup?   Or is it fear?  Or you just turn the other way due to your lack of understanding. Many years […]

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Success soup – G is for GIVING

Miss the first post in this new series – Alphabet Soup of Success?  Click HERE and go back to the beginning. ——————————————————————- This is my absolute favorite topic and YES, giving is a huge part of a success plan.   It is funny.  Here in the US, when you are growing up, you are encouraged to be […]

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Success soup – E is for EASY

Miss the first post in this new series – Alphabet Soup of Success?  Click HERE and go back to the beginning. ——————————————————————- “There seems to be some perverse human characteristic to make easy things difficult.”   Warren Buffet It doesn’t have to be hard you know. Your products and services don’t have to follow the old […]

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Välkommen to my Swedish readers

One of my favorite past times is to look at where my readers are from.  Today, I had a large number of Swedish readers.  This is new, so I wanted to take the time to welcome you. Whether you are entrepreneurs, looking at the 26 ways to succeed, or you are corporate executives trying to […]

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Success Soup – D is for DARE to Differentiate

For my regular readers, I want to apologize for missing day four of the new series.  Sometimes life just gets in the way.  Miss the first post in this new series – Alphabet Soup of Success?  Click HERE and go back to the beginning. ——————————————————————- The next letter in our Alphabet Soup of Success is […]

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Click | Travel | GIVE – So much more fun than a bucket of ice

So you hate the thought of dumping a bucket of ice water over your head and over the past few weeks of the ALS craze, you have been secretly happy that no one nominated you.   And truth be known, you really don’t have a fat checkbook to write that check to charity – at least […]

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Success Soup – C is for Change (and that is a CAPITAL C)

Miss the first post in this new series – Alphabet Soup of Success?  Click HERE and go back to the beginning. ——————————————————————- Change is one of those success elements that some of you would just love to run away from. “Our fishbowl is quite nice and comfortable”, you say.   “Look how far we would have […]

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Success Soup – B is for Benchmark

Miss the first post in this new series – Alphabet Soup of Success?  Click HERE and go back to the beginning. ——————————————————————- For the past 18 years, my “day job” has been as a strategic consultant.  Any consultant worth their salt knows that in order to measure success you must have a benchmark – a basis for […]

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