I have a client who had a great first quarter.
Now spring has sprung. The weather is better. We seem to be turning the corner on the pandemic…
…and my client has lost momentum.
He thinks he’s on target to hit his annual goals. So now he’s thinking, “I can take my foot off the gas.”
Call it the midyear doldrums. Call it the May Mistake.
I see it happen every year as the flowers bloom. Business people take their foot off the gas.
Some, like my client, ease up after smelling the roses.
Others set goals in January, don’t accomplish as much in Q1 as they hoped, and get stuck in the mud.
Many simply let the good weather, vacations, and other rites of spring distract their attention.
How do you avoid this fate? How do you ensure you don’t squander opportunities to push forward and prosper?Read More
Hi, My name is a Tucker, and, in case you didn’t notice, I’m a dog.
Here’s a story of how my boss, Cheryl, motivated me to run, and leap and stretch to catch plastic discs she tossed in the air.
Cheryl thinks business people can learn a lot from this story about how to inspire and motivate employees.
That may be so… But I want you to read on so you can see the cool videos of me doing my thing (I’m a show-off).Read More
I know a business owner who rarely enjoyed time away from his business. If he got away, he always stressed about how it would turn out. It often didn’t turn out well. Sound familiar? That all changed a few months ago. Before the pandemic, he made it out of town, and everything went well. Here’s why…Read More
ARE YOU DELEGATING OR DUMPING? Delegating properly is one of the most important leadership skills. Delegation is typically not a natural skill that we learn growing up; however, it is critical to company growth and it’s a game-changer on many levels. When delegation is done poorly, it is better known as dumping, and it’s not…Read More