365 Thank You Notes

On the same road trip I mentioned in my last post,  I listened to a story on NPR about a person who last year made a New Year’s Resolution at the start of 2010: to write a handwritten thank you note (emails and texts didn’t count) to some one each day...

Good Advice for Facing the Economy

Pam Watson Korbel, a coaching colleague in Colorado provides some excellent advice for dealing with all the bad news facing us in the economy. Read her latest blog on this at http://blog.smartgrowth.com/?p=12. I agree whole heartedly. Turn off the radio. Read less of...

Use Facts to Form Your View

Following up to my last post. Instead of using your opinions to screen out facts that would help you make sense of the situation, set aside your opinions and let the facts help you form a new opinion or strategy that guides you more effectively. Almost like a good...

Doing the Numbers

A good strategy is grounded in the numbers. Execution is measured when you do the numbers. Doing the numbers holds you accountable and increases both urgency and confidence in your decisions. So why to so many of us avoid doing the numbers? By “doing the...