At the core of every business isn't money. It's relationships. Now, I don't mean that you need to go on a business retreat and hold hands with your coworkers as you dance around a campfire singing Kumbaya. But we can be practicing ways of relating to others that build mutual respect, trust, and maybe even … Continue reading The secret to dealing with people in business
I used to think time was an abundant resource, almost limitless. Then I did this. I broke forty years down. There are 478 months, or 2086 weeks, or 14,600 days, or 350,400 hours in four decades. And I'm in my forties and assuming that I live to my early 80's that's how much time … Continue reading Want to make the most of your time? Do this.
There are days when I just want to be a stay at home dad. Yesterday was one of them. I was going through some old pictures on my phone, trying to find one of my son with a cape. It was for a presentation I was preparing, for a conference at which my business partner … Continue reading When you love work and family
This week I was on a radio show. And I started wondering how the radio business works. I knew that it sold ads and branded content, but I didn't know how they could be surviving in the age of digital media. The interview went well because the DJ was kind and served up softball questions … Continue reading A secret for surviving in business
Business partnerships are not easy. I’ve been in four of them. I’ve partnered with one person and had a partnership with multiple people. One of them worked better than all of the others, and it changed my life. Here’s how it happened. I just won my biggest client ever, but I didn’t have the skills … Continue reading One of the best decisions I’ve ever made in business