Intelligent optimism does not deny the reality of today’s world, but rather seeks to LEARN how to fashion a life amid such difficulties.
Let me throw out a word that we often don’t attach to work and yet I think it is a word of redemption, of contribution, of achievement, of community, and ultimately, of legacy.
What’s Your Job?, The Power of a Leader’s Respect, and People Power
Are you conscious at work? While most people are not fully asleep at work, neither are they fully awake and putting forth the full potential of their skills and talents.
Entrepreneurs often ask me, “Why am I not getting any clients?” or “Why isn’t this happening for me?” And certainly we all ask such questions occasionally, whether as business owners or in other areas of our lives when what we’re trying to bring about or create just doesn’t seem to be coming together for us.
Regardless of what’s happening outside of their enterprises – with the economy, other businesses, or other people – self-employed entrepreneurs and small-enterprise owners must ensure their own vision and clarity, and navigate the common challenges, the ups and downs, that come with entrepreneurship.
Get Your Lunch and Succeed, What’s Your Legacy?, Increase Your Power; Give it Away
There is no magic pill to increase sales today. Good managers and good leaders are each vitally important to an organization.
People who love what they do seem to have a charisma or enthusiasm about them. Their attitudes are contagious, and for obvious reasons, they are simply more enjoyable to be around.