Category Archives: Musings

Take a breath

How often have you rushed ahead in business, instead of taking a breath? A while back, I took on a…

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Does your business have Technicolor clarity?

Recently, I worked with a small Jewish spiritual center in Manhattan to facilitate an important focus group session. They had…

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A Little Levity

I’ve seen this joke in many guises.  There’s the information technology specialist and the businessman; the politician and the scientist.  Here’s…

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Focus on the Right Things

I subscribe to SUCCESS magazine and re-read a little snippet from Shawn Achor—also known as “The Happiness Guy.” He wrote…

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Basic Training: About Presidents

In light of this week’s national “activities,” here’s a question about presidents–of corporations, that is. Q.: Can you change the…

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Just How Exacting Should Your Business Plan Be?

Entrepreneurs approach the business planning stage differently.  Some need to cross every “T” and dot every “I” — not a…

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Spaghetti is a food, not a business strategy

Do you have an actual plan to grow your business? Or do you scramble to get numbers—any numbers—on paper? You…

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The sacred cows that are killing your business

What’s the plan, Stan? Do you have a plan to make sure next year is better than this year? Or…

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Gratitude as a Business Strategy

Howie Jacobson has a great article on “Gratitude as a Business Strategy.” Read it. I wish I had written it.…

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Small Business Optimism on MSNBC

If you slept in this past Sunday morning (and normally, I would, too), you may have missed my segment on…

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