Th 15-Minute Workday

This is one “From the Vault”. First Published  November 5, 2003 in the Coach’s Notes Newsletter This week’s article takes on special significance as we view recent events in both our own and our clients’ businesses and lives. A common theme I hear time and again is “overwhelm” – job, family, life – you name it … Read moreTh 15-Minute Workday

Patience Hell. I’m gonna kill something.

It’s really easy to get trapped in a strategy loop. Sometimes we just need a push onto the field. You may not feel ready but the simple truth is that part of getting ready is going ahead anyway. Do your practice. Learn your lines. Know the plays, know the choreography. But you will never achieve … Read morePatience Hell. I’m gonna kill something.

Ugly Children and Other Blunders

We have been using Arkansas Browning Animal Clinic ever since the animal rescue group where we found a loved animal recommended them. That was over 15 years ago, and since that time they have lovingly cared for numerous four-footed family members. As she has cared for our critters we have watched Dr. Alice develop her practice and business and, like all small business owners, learn a lot of lessons along the way.  Besides being a really good vet she’s become a savvy business person.

So, when I overheard Karen at the front desk relate how an internet marketing guru-wannabe had told the office manager they were doing everything wrong, I cringed. To top it off, said “guru” wouldn’t talk further to anyone but Dr. Alice.

The guy is SO wrong in so many ways.

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