Monthly Archives: February 2015

The First Hour of Work

  Today’s LIFEies includes a few nice items to start your work day.  Here are three that caught my attention: Make your client calls in the first hour. This includes all past clients and influencers. Do not check your e-mail until you finish your top three big tasks for the day. Plan your frog (worst item to do that day) the night before each morning. Then eat it first thing (do what you… Read more →

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Where we feel emotions on the body

  Below is a heat map that shows where we feel our emotions on our body.  Happiness is felt all over your body.  No surprise here. Hanging out with my family makes me feel happy and loved. Take a look below and see where emotions affect you. Then the next time you feel an emotion, remember what it is doing to your body.… Read more →

Stop before you send that text/email

  One of the best things about technology can also be the very worst.  Instant communication is great, until it isn’t.   Below is a short article from Michael Josephson about taking a little bit of time before you send out any communication to ask yourself a few questions.  Over the years, I have written over a dozen emails or letters and then taken… Read more →

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A Perfect Dose of Pessimism

  One of my favorite quotes is from Jack Welch, former CEO of GE:  “See reality as it is, not as you want it to be.”  On our team we have a saying—We speak the unspoken truth.  Our goal is to be open, upfront, and honest with everyone so we can move forward and change.   Sometimes that comes off as… Read more →