Short weeks can be the MOST Productive

Happy Birthday America! July 4 – Independence Day is on a Thursday this year. Many families will be on vacation for the whole week. This is the first “in season” week for most of the vacation destinations North of the Mason-Dixon line. All schools and Universities are on Summer Break. Here in Tennessee, the weather […]

Are you in character while at work?

If you’ve ever been to a Disney Theme Park, you might know that that every employee is a “Cast Member” with a very specific role. Everything is choreographed to the nth degree. This is just one of the many characteristics that helps create the “magic” that all guests experience. (If you’re interested in knowing 20 […]

The Manager at Panera was working too hard

Early this week, I got a text from my daughter asking if I was free for lunch. I seldom (if ever) decline an invitation to dine with Allison because – well – She’s my daughter and love hanging out with her, so I moved a meeting and we met at Panera (her favorite place) at […]

Are you holding yourself back?

“Perfectionism is a form of self abuse.” The above is a quote from the NINJA Selling weekly email. As often happens . . . synchronicity . . . This message is timely and relevant. The theme for this week seems to be all about ways people in the their own way of seeking success. The […]

Did you forget to take a break?

Now that you’ve taken care of everyone else . . . What have you done for yourself recently? Last week, I treated myself to a week on Cape Cod with my Family. I arrived Friday Evening, and this is the first photo I snapped from our waterfront deck. I intentionally insulated this experience by completely […]