Is it just me? Yes, both words feature the word “free.” But to many potential un-payers, they mean the same thing: free, as in do-the-work-but-I-ain’t- payin’-you.
I ask: Would you ask Sears to shoot by to fix your dryer gratis? WouldRead more »
The age-old chicken-egg question will never be answered. But the “What comes first? The partnership or the business?” question has a definite and absolute answer.
The partnership. All the way. Ding! Ding! Ding!
You simply cannot build a healthy, thriving partner-business unlessRead more »
Think about every story that has impacted your your life, especially your business life. What do you remember most?
The people. All stories are ultimately about people. People are the foundation for everything you do, feel, hear, see, think and want.Read more »
There is one key thing you must do to develop and nurture your business partnership:
Have a heart-to-heart.
I call this Building a Human Foundation, but in simple language, what you are really doing is talking and listening, from one heart to another.
YourRead more »
These are just two little words.
They’re innocuous on their own. But used together and used too often, they become two of the most disempowering words in our language.
Think about how many times a day you say them.
Like when your friendRead more »
I think the biggest mistake I have made in my business partnership and probably in my life, has been in reacting to people/comments/things/situations, rather than responding.
• Reacting = READY/FIRE/AIM.
• Responding = READY/AIM/FIRE.
Which do you think has more power? Staying centeredRead more »
Our Business Is Personal
First and foremost, business is personal to us. Very personal.
We are part of the Experts Industry and its conversations and are constantly and persistently in the loop—in some cases ahead of it. More than one hundred awardsRead more »