Digital Detox: The Lifesaver We All Need

Work can seem all-consuming. Think texts, voice-mails, emails, briefs, newsletters. They’re never ending! All that sensory pollution often makes insight seem like an endangered species.  Not good. And like endangered species, your inspiration and motivation can be found in an important place: a sanctuary. Only difference? Wild-life sanctuaries should be poacher-free, yours should be tech-free. … Continue reading “Digital Detox: The Lifesaver We All Need”

Which Motivational Documents Actually Help Workers Stay Focused?

Culture statements, missions, visions, values, credos, secret handshakes, etc. The list goes on and on. At best, a megaton of company literature distracts you, employees, and customers alike. Not good. Too much definition can become overwhelming. What happens then? Chaos! Confusion! Disinterest! Obviously, your motivational documents shouldn’t cause those. Yet small businesses need direction and … Continue reading “Which Motivational Documents Actually Help Workers Stay Focused?”

Could more work cripple your business? Take an opportunity assessment

Did you know–in the United States alone–over 65 small businesses fail every hour! That’s about one failure per minute. How do once thriving companies end up having to close? It often comes down to how they assess business opportunities . . . What can you do to avoid business failure?