It’s a quintessential business question but like a free lunch–the answer is decidedly not free.
At our weekly altMBA check-in meeting, one of our braver souls shared her plan to take six weeks off before embarking on her next “thing.” The thing was not defined, and the six weeks would be time to ponder, reflect, and choose. Or not. What if you did that? Would you plan a vacation? Take […]
“. . . I’m the bear standing in the woods with a bullseye on his chest . . .”
We are inundated with content all day long. We are buried in promotions. Suffocating from inbound. Struggling to create outbound. So because writing is all around us, it seems that it is an easy thing to do. But it’s not. WRITING is not easy. Good writing is really, really hard. People write emails all day long. […]
Below is my list of a few things for which I would just as soon have someone or something come to me in the middle of the night and handle, so I don’t have to make an appointment for it, panic myself with the anticipation of it, suffer the pain of it, or take the time […]
While I’m showering, I’m thinking about my workday. While I’m working, I’m preoccupied with dinner. While I’m eating dinner, I’m hoping to avoid doing dishes. While I’m doing dishes, I ponder how I can escape the laundry. While I’m folding laundry, I’m musing about shopping. While shopping the next day, I review my to-do list […]
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Two p.m. is an inauspicious time. No — there’s no halfway through, or halfway from. Starting at noon or starting at 1:00, it makes no difference. Two p.m. languishes in the same non-urgent, no-account hour as say, 9 a.m. Not much going on. “Hey, Marvin, can I have that report by 2 p.m.?” It doesn’t […]
To achieve great things, two things are needed: A plan and not quite enough time. ~ Leonard Bernstein I heard this Bernstein quote yesterday, but it didn’t sink in until the subconscious pulled it up to conscious. It’s plain awesome that this great American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer and pianist knew the value of […]