We’ve all done it – packed up everything we own to head into a new place;
new home, new locale, new friends and faces. I recently did just that –
moving to my new ranch in Arizona.
Along the way, I had lots of giggles over simple little habits that are
programmed into my mindware. Habits I didn’t even know I possessed, until
I had to change them. Silly things really, yet each point to the power of our
unconscious habits to pt us all on autopilot.
My garbage can was under the right side of the sink in my last home. Here
it’s on the left side. Thanks to that lil habit, my cleaning supplies
(now on the right side of the sink) have been covered in coffee grounds,
dirty paper towels and even the chicken bones from dinner. It’s been
almost a week now and I’m STILL dropping things into that trash can on the
right side of the sink. My frig was next to my cutting and prep... (more)
The biggest threat to any business is our status quo thinking and behaviors.
Highly successful professionals move beyond this mindware, shaking up their
perspectives to drive breakout results.
You can too.
4 Ways to Shake up Your Mind
Every human on this planet is driven by our unconscious mindware. When we
step out of the way we’ve always seen, heard, felt, thought about and done
it – we step into a new level of vision, performance and results.
So how we do we get out of our programmed, automated responses and into
always-conscious decision making and action? Here are 4 tools tha... (more)
The concept of Best Practices is right on. We do want to constantly optimize
our business. It’s the way we approach best practices that needs work.
"Anyone who says there's a one-size-fits-all approach to strategy and
positioning simply doesn't get it. Great positioning is as unique as the
specific situation. Strategic positioning is as much an art as it is a
science. And each and every situation offers a blank canvas."
Learn How to create Positioning Stories that
Touch your Audience
It's Not About You Anymore
I’ve been consulting successfully for over 20 years now. That makes me an
old-timer in many folks’ perceptions. Friends and associates often come to
me for advice on how to start their own consulting business – mostly around
how to position themselves as an expert in the market.
Here’s the advice I give:
Focus. The first inclination for any new consultant is to try to ‘do it
all’. After all, you’ve dabbled in a number of different aspects of your
field, right? Wrong. In my experience, the best way to be successful is to
focus first on a narrow set of skills and areas where you ca... (more)