It’s been about three weeks since my last blog. Business Travel, the holidays and then a sudden bout with the flu have prevented me from writing.Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
Prior to this blog series on Scrum our Strategic Discipline Blog dedicated a number of blogs to Gary Keller’s The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. In the Final Lie to Achieving Our One Thing: Big Is Bad, we looked at how by fearing big success, you either avoid or sabotage your efforts to achieve it. Size is an issue if it limits your belief you can’t or won’t achieve what you desire.Read More
Have you ever been around a person in love? Women especially can intuitively feel when someone is in love. People in love seem to get along with everyone. They’re happy, cheerful, even charming.
Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, People, human behavior, Relationship Drivers, human behavior performance, superior human relations, Law of Indirect Action, Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy
In 1984 I received the opportunity to lead as general manager the construction and startup of a 100,000 watt FM radio station in Wausau, Wisconsin. It was a very challenging time for a number of reasons, including attempting to appease and satisfy the brother-in-law of the owner who thought he should have been given the opportunity.
Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone and Who’s Got Your Back received his first lesson on social networking when he was just 13. As a caddie at a local golf course, he earned the title of being the best first year caddie, and eventually caddied for Arnold Palmer, Coming from a poor family he might have been intimidated by the type of customer with memberships at the club. Each day he arrived 30 minutes early. Before anyone else was there Ferrazzi would check the pin placement of the holes and observe how the grass had been cut. All in an effort to give those he caddied for every advantage possible. He met a woman, Mrs. Poland, who possibly was the best golfer at the club. She quickly made Keith her caddie. Why?