You Can't Read the Label from Inside the Bottle

You Can't Read the Label from Inside the Bottle

When we’re making big decisions in our personal lives—what color to paint the living room, which vacation spot to visit, what breed of dog makes a great pet for kids—we often go to our friends, families, and co-workers for advice. It’s helpful to hear from objective parties and get their opinions. We barely think twice about asking for advice in the private sector. So why, then, do we hesitate to ask for it in our business lives?

Focus

Focus

February is the shortest month of the year, but it often can feel like the longest.  If you’re like me, then you went all-in on your goals in January. But now, a month later, you might feel like you’re starting to lose some steam, or that at least your team is.  What causes this burn-out?  Research shows that one of the main culprits is having too many goals and trying to achieve them all at once.  Having a vision is good; having twelve visions can often lead to miscommunications, mistakes, and plain old exhaustion for both you and your team.  So how can you avoid this to continue moving your business forward?

Why Can’t Every Month of the Year be January?

We’ve all been there: After counting down the seconds until midnight on December 31st and watching the ball drop in Times Square, after, we set our sights on our resolutions for the coming year.  These resolutions usually concern our personal lives and, more often than not, our professional goals.  Unfortunately, turning over a new leaf isn’t always easy. 

An Abundant New Year

New year, new you—isn’t that how the saying goes?  It’s December, the end of 2018, and many of us are excitedly looking forward to the holidays and spending time with our families and friends.  But as you’re filling out your New Year’s Resolutions for 2019, don’t forget to keep your professional goals in sight.  Look around your business and evaluate the current atmosphere of your corporate culture.