Posts Tagged communication

The 80/20 of Going Green

  Admit it.  You have wished for it… perhaps this morning.  You strayed a little longer over packing your son’s dinosaur lunch box or spent too much time flipping through your friend’s pictures from their weekend on the lake posted on Facebook.  Now you are finally in your car… running late… wishing, hoping, praying that [...]

The Big Dig

Sales is hard work… and it seems like it’s a permanent part of our lives.  We are either doing it to someone or someone is doing it to us.  Day in and day out we are  selling our ideas, our talent, our products or someone else’s products… and others are doing the same.   All [...]

It Takes Two… At Least

Time is precious.  Concise is good.  Email is seemingly giving way to tweets of 140 characters or less.  Conversations are quick because often we are driving while conducting them.  We leave brief messages at the tone on voice mail.  Short and to the point.  Nice. A short two words, concise as they may be, can [...]

Abandon the Chain Gang

The topic of leadership is fascinating.  So much is being written and said every day in books, news media, TV, blogs.  A Google search this morning offered 148 million opportunities to learn something about leadership.  Where to begin? My long wall full of leadership books offers a decent range.  Some books have elements with numbers: [...]

One Palette

“Imagine if you only had one canvas to paint on each year…” – Mr. Marchetti, a hugely passionate Italian winemaker Yes. Imagine. During the course of my day when I ask acquaintances and strangers “howʼs your day?” I often hear the words that make me bite down so hard I create another micro fissure in [...]

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