At a lecture I gave this week a young entrepreneur asked, “How do I stand out from the crowd when there are other products like mine in the market and I didn’t invent something brand new?” My answer: YOU. You are the “something new” in the market. No patent required. So what you need to […]
Archive | June, 2013
What ever happened to, “innocent until proven guilty”? Why has it morphed into just the opposite?When Paula Deen was recently reported to have used the N-word – she was immediately chastised by losing sponsors before all the facts and issues came out. When Trayvon Martin was shot, people immediately took to the streets in protest – […]
In 1980 I was working for one of the largest petroleum companies in the world, top 10 in the Fortune 500. The money was good, the benefits ridiculously generous, actually terribly addictive if you were being honest about it. I had a nice office, my manager was a truly swell fellow, I was on […]
When we know what we want, what sabotages our success and prevents us from getting what we desire most? Dragons. Every one of us has a dragon or two or three, and they aren’t the cute ones from the hit show “Game of Thrones” that everyone wishes they could have as a pet. Our dragons […]
Last week I read a blog post from Gary Vaynerchuk that included this quote, “Social media is the first true listening platform, not speaking platform.” This week I applied that reminder to all of my life – This is what I experienced: Joy! ~ Listening to my husband as he celebrated making progress at work and […]
Guest post by Great Leadership monthly contributor Beth Armknecht Miller: I recently had the opportunity to hear David Marquet, author of Turn the Ship Around speak about the frameworks to creating leadership throughout an organization. And one of the questions he posed to the audience was “How do employees talk to each other? This […]
Employee engagement is critical for the 70% of your employees who are job shopping. Learn to use the TriMetrix HD to detect defectors and take action.
Strategic planning is an important time for any business. But what are your goals? What do you hope to achieve through strategic planning? Build your ideas here.
“The characteristic art form of our age may be the business plan.” […]
Last week I had the opportunity of attending an evening with Gabrielle Bernstein and Marianne Williamson, two role models of mine. These two women helped me completely transform the way I see myself and relate to my body. Two women who paved the way for me to turn to a source of wisdom and healing […]