Fund Your Successes

When you have a team, an idea, or a method that is working for you – as in, producing desired results – why not throw some resources at them?

Years ago I had a small team that was generating fantastic results.  Some results were expected, but we were also producing unexpected (positive!) effects.  Do you know what my awesome manager did?  She gave me a vacant position without questions and let me hire someone.  And then another.

Suddenly my team had two “arms.”  We kept gaining.  We kept producing.  Based on what we delivered, she gave me funding without many restrictions.

Maybe you have someone on your team who is too timid to ask for an additional resource.  *waves, hi!  That was me!  Are they producing already?  Don’t hem them in with too many restrictions or strings – give them something and see what they do with it!    

 

August Happenings

In August I will be channeling my inner Viking and heading to Valhalla.  Don’t worry friends, it’s an indoor axe-throwing good time.  May Odin smile upon you all.

Meet Me | July 2018

I will be giving an educational presentation at my local Toastmasters Club on the new Pathways coursework.  Attendees will receive an overview of the program and a real-time demonstration of how to navigate the online resources.  Questions and participation welcome!

On Clarity of Vision

I’ve worn glasses or contacts since about 5th grade.  Recent tests showed I had 20/70 vision, which means I could see at 20 feet what correct vision sees at 70 feet away.  It was simply a fact of life that performing basic tasks such as driving or working required wearing some form of lens.

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What is your Legacy?

20 years from now, how do you want to be remembered?

At an interview I was asked this question.

What is your legacy?  What are you leaving behind?  What long-standing value have you added to your business?  When people who come after you reflect on what you built, what do you want them to remember?

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