Tag Archives: Vision

Choose to stay employable

Many people are out of work right now because of this pandemic. Some of their employers may not reopen when this is over, and that is causing a lot of stress. I can understand how people feel. Shortly after graduating … Continue reading

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Stretch people to help them reach their potential

To accomplish great things you need a great team. Working alone limits what we can accomplish. Working with a great team increases our accomplishments. Of course, the challenge here is to have a great team. Great teams seldom occur by … Continue reading

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Set your goals to win

I’ve recently been asked to meet with a church council at their annual retreat in a few weeks to help them begin setting some goals for their various teams. People who know me know the value I place on setting … Continue reading

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In for the long haul

I just finished reading The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek. Currently, the NFL playoff games are being played to determine, ultimately, who will go on to the Super Bowl. Like all sports, there are definite rules to play by, and … Continue reading

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Choose your clients wisely

Several years ago our family took ownership of a small business. Soon afterwards I attended a training meeting offered by our primary vendor. During one session another owner made a statement that has always stuck with me: Do business with … Continue reading

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The fork in the road

  The great philosopher Yogi Berra is well known for saying, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” That’s good advice because if you remain at that juncture of your life you are stuck there. The … Continue reading

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Overcoming limitations

A young wife was cooking a meat loaf when her husband walked in. As she started to put it in the oven he noticed she cut the ends off the meatloaf. He asked why she did that, and his wife … Continue reading

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Success comes from within

Image:¬†FreeDigitalPhotos.net At some time virtually everyone has dreamed of starting their own business.¬† There is something about owning a business that appeals to many people for various reasons.¬† They may believe they have a great idea for a service or … Continue reading

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Strategic planning

¬†FreeDigitalPhotos.net   If you noticed I did not post much last week it was because my wife and I went to Austin, TX to visit our son and his family. We had a great time there. Our family keeps getting … Continue reading

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Balance

Back in the 1980s I was working third shift on an assembly line. One night one of the supervisors was telling me how difficult his job was becoming. He had been a former shop worker like me but had accepted … Continue reading

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