Efficiency? Effectiveness?

Which is more appealing to you? Efficiency or Effectiveness? Efficiency is the ability to accomplish something with the least amount of wasted time, money, and effort or competency in performance. Effectiveness is the degree to which something successfully produces the desired result. The words effective and efficient both mean “capable of producing a result,” but

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Life Tips & Hacks You Never Knew!

Gotta share something today. From a young fellow, Chris Hladczuk. He recently graduated from Yale and works at Goldman Sachs. (Yeah, I know. Typical money-hungry know-it-all right? Wrong!) His hobby is sharing on Twitter — frameworks, systems, and epic business stories.  Essentially life tips and hacks you never knew. (I think he is building up

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Last Technology Observation (for awhile)

Like so many traditional silos in business, technology leadership has also morphed and changed. And if you’re like me, you might look at the whole tech leadership side with a jaundiced eye. I want to share some of the things I see in the tech world and bring it all home for you and your

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Routers: Random Tech Stuff Part 2

The world of tech is quite bizarre. Even to a techie. Definitely to a non-techie. As a resident Luddite (non-techie), this is Part 2 of sharing IT things I just happened to stumble upon. Rooting out the Router I am married to a retired tech guy. And he has made all my ‘be safe and

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HTTP and Random Tech Stuff: Part 1

The world of tech is quite bizarre. Even to a techie. Definitely to a non-techie. As a resident Luddite (non-techie), I want to spend some time this month sharing things I just happened to stumble upon. “This site is not safe!” Depending on the firewalls or security protections you have, you might see this error

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Change Your Thinking for the Better

You’ve heard me say ‘change your thinking for the better’ umpteen times. This week I had an epiphany. I must share it with you. For 2020, the personal accomplishment I am most proud of is losing nearly 30 pounds. (I have shrunk to 5 feet 1 and ½ inches. So trust me, 30 pounds is

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Wealth Blind Spots. You? YUP!

  Did you know there are four wealth blind spots that most business people have? As a matter of fact, the only people who DON’T have these blind spots are the mega-millionaires and billionaires. Side note: While I have never worked with a billionaire, I have worked with many, many millionaires and mega-millionaires. And also

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Simple Processes: A Real Life Example

You have heard us say several times now that there are three pillars which every single company needs to survive and thrive in the next two decades.  Make love to your customers, Have simple, efficient processes, and Be a fine upstanding community citizen.  Today, we want to highlight how NOT having simple processes can destroy

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Stay Stuck In The Past Or Prepare For The Future

When Charlene and I decided to create a business management partnership together we spent a lot of time talking about how we wanted that business to be seen. On the surface, when you put a highly experienced business analyst and a highly experienced marketing and communication person together, you end up somewhere in the spectrum

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