Closing Your Loops

We all have those things with our businesses and in our lives that drive us nuts. You know, those things you wish would go away, you dread dealing with but ultimately need to do so. I used to have this winter coat with a broken zipper handle on the side pocket. I would try to pull the zipper closed by grasping the mechanism itself and trying to keep everything aligned as I pulled. What should have taken a second took minutes. Arghhhh! So much frustration from something so seemingly insignificant. Then I got smart, or so I thought. I took …

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R is for Resolution and Much More!

It’s 10 days into the new year and the word resolution is everywhere.  It seems like all the same old diet companies and exercise equipment providers are plastered all over the media with their latest and greatest ways to keep you on track with this year’s resolution.  Look carefully and you will see that most of them are recycled forms of equipment that didn’t work years ago or programs with shiny new packaging on the exterior but nothing really new on the inside. Instead of repeating the same old patterns and looking for answers in the same old places lets …

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Resolutions Again!

Did you make New Year’s resolutions again this year? If so you’re not alone.  Every year at this time of year an all to common occurrence happens.  It starts with this year I really resolve to … in the middle it might describe dieting, losing weight, starting an exercise program, joining a gym, stopping smoking, decreasing stress, being happier, getting a raise or a new job, starting a business, saving money and on and on and on.  Making resolutions again usually concludes with this time I really mean it.  This time it will be different. The most common resolutions are lifestyle related.  …

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