Redefining the word impossible as a challenge instead of a barrier isn’t just about technical or physical possibility. It applies to practically anything.
In every field, if you really look, you can tell who the standouts are by how they behave.
Ghosts aren’t the only things that haunt. Past actions do too. Everybody makes mistakes, and those mistakes haunt us. But I would rather work with people who try to do well than with those who intentionally do not. Wouldn’t you?
So… welcome to the New Year 2012. What shall we make of it?
If you want to see an example of proud ignorance, look at the Republican party’s Congressional members right now. They think they are playing chicken with President Obama. They are playing chicken with the global bond market—which only a fool … Continued
When you have the pleasure of expanding your workforce, start your new people on the right foot. It isn’t just courtesy or kindness to them. Do it for the sake of your bottom line, too.
Unless you use the type of antispam service I offer, you have probably noticed a new onslaught of spam. The culprit is a hacker who penetrated the world’s largest manager of permission-based email lists. I feel sorry for anybody whose antispam isn’t as clever as what I use–and am offering help.
When odd patterns start showing up in the market, colleagues in consulting and IT often ask for my view of what’s going on. Over the past 20 years I’ve been very good at predicting downturns and upturns in the market. I might as well put my thoughts here and save a few people the bother of an email or phone call to ask me.
Out of this awful catastrophe, I suspect the Japanese will give the world something priceless–a model for disaster response that moves the entire field forward by giant strides and saves a lot of lives in a future disaster somewhere else.
How is your business going through life? Who will watch your back when you hit a rough patch? If the answer is nobody, remember that no business is an island. Let your business make some friends.