Business Tools

Decisions: Data or Guts?

Knowing how you make decisions can lead to you making better and more effective decisions that affect both your business and personal life.  One model is to know if you are more of a Maximizer or a Satisficer? What did you call me? “Maximizers are people who want the very best. Satisficers are people who…

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7 Must Make Decisions for Success!

“Leaders struggle with two challenges when trying to make good decisions: making bad decisions and taking far too long to make them.” – Gino Wickman Here are 7  decisions you must make to be successful.  Decide who you are and how you will show up. Decide who your ideal prospects are and where you will find…

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ACTION – NOT PERFECTION!

It’s Time to Drop the PerfectionismDo you hold yourself to high standards for everything? If so, you’re not alone. Most gifted people strive for perfection. But what if inflexible standards are slowing you down and holding you back? There’s evidence that constant perfectionism can get in the way of a happy and productive life. It’s…

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Action: 3 steps to making a decision.

“Nothing is more difficult and therefore more precious than to be able to decide.” Napoleon Bonaparte Decision making is one of the keys to taking action in your business and life. More is lost by not making a decision than by making the wrong decision. Entrepreneurs get stuck by not making decisions to take an…

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Until further notice…. CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!

What would your world look like if you decided to CELEBRATE EVERYTHING?  There is so much negativity happening in our world right now and some deeply sad stuff, however I believe there is always a silver lining if we just decide to find it.   I know that many business owners are struggling right now during…

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Thinking: Consider the Source

In today’s world of 24/7 information its so easy to become attached to one or two sources that we rely on. Become more aware of the information you consume and how you approach and solve problems. There is a great article in the AARP Bulletin (Yes I’m over 50 and love AARP’s resources!) Here are…

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The CRAAP Test!

A democratic society depends upon an informed and educated citizenry.”  Thomas Jefferson I gave a presentation on Critical Thinking for Entrepreneurs yesterday.  In it I reviewed the multitude of sources of information we are bombarded with each day.  There is so much information going around about the Coronavirus, politics, news stories, climate change, and of…

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THINKING: Sharpen your critical thinking skills

Let me clarify Mary, critical thinking is not thinking in a negative or critical way – it is simply evaluating the data you are receiving so that you can make an informed decision.  It is more important than ever to evaluate the information you are taking in. As a business owner or simply a human…

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TOOLS: Email Tools

Email – email email!  It is an amazing way to communicate and also a never ending energy suck.  There are some who maintain a zero unread inbox – good for you!  I’m sure that gives you a great deal of satisfaction.  I have given up on ever getting to zero, but I do try to…

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