Tag Archives: Tip of the Week

Business Lessons from a Jedi Master

Performance Tip of the Week – July 13, 2011 Whether you are a fan of Star Wars or not, you can’t deny the wisdom packed into the eight simple words uttered by Master Yoda: “Do or do not. There is no try.” So often in business, we think that the point is to try — […]

Successful Independence Requires Dependence

Performance Tip of the Week – July 6, 2011 As I mentioned last week, being an entrepreneur, even when you are just a one-man-or-woman-show does not mean that you have to go it alone — it pays to have a business buddy.  In fact, achieving a the level of successful financial, emotional, and intellectual independence […]

Do You Have a Business Buddy?

Performance Tip of the Week – June 29, 2011 If you are a solo entrepreneur, it’s important that you don’t attempt to run your business alone.  This tip is not about hiring a team, although it’s wonderful when you can spread the load.  I am talking about having a support structure in place, be it […]

Are You Riding Shotgun to Your Fear?

Performance Tip of the Week I read this quote the other day… “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else more important than fear.” – Tony Robbins I was left wondering how many people put their fear in the position of highest importance over other things like happiness love […]

Your Attitude Makes All the Difference

Performance Tip of the Week – June 8, 2011 Do you remember the childhood story, The Little Engine That Could, originally touted as a metaphor for the American Dream?  To refresh your, perhaps, rusty memory, there is a heavy train that needs to be pulled over a mountain.  Many seemingly suitable engines are asked to […]

Interest vs Commitment in Business

Tip of the Week – June 1, 2011 “There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.” – Kenneth Blanchard Are you fully committed to your business or is it merely something that […]

The Truth Behind Procrastination

Tip of the Week – May 25, 2011 Our society has become less about working toward goals, and more driven toward immediate gratification.  The great loss in this shift is the elation that comes at the end of successfully toiling away at a worthwhile endeavor. Adding a personal battle with procrastination to the equation only […]