Business From A to Z

A-Z Of Business: Imagine Solutions

Around the turn of the millennium, the organic foods industry was coming of age, natural products were going mainstream, and the public was becoming educated on the dangers of consuming heavily processed, industrial food products. Almost overnight, millions more people grew willing to spend a…

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Seriously, Don’t Forget Your Sense Of Humor

My last blog in my continuing series about the A-Z of Business, “H,” was about the idea of hovering—from three perspectives. It created a multitude of responses, mostly chuckles, from friends and businesses colleagues. It seems that we have been in hover–mode for quite some…

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A-Z Of Business: Hover Like A Hummingbird

According to Webster, hovering is to hang fluttering or suspended in the air; to keep lingering about; wait near at hand; remain in an uncertain or irresolute state. Hovering is a tool that can be used when an opportunity is forthcoming, but not here just…

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A Brilliant Example Of Gap Analysis

Last Thursday’s blog was about looking for gaps in an industry, business or service that you can fill. The blog also touched on how you can find these gaps by strategically looking for them, or find them by accident when you least expect to, as…

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A-Z Of Business: Gap Analysis

Real innovation and big revelations seem to come wherever there are gaps in what everyone else in an industry is doing. Look for the gaps to find greatness. Gaps that will allow you to aspire big, be yourself, create new industries or circles of influence…

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A-Z Of Business: Fun And Fame

Guilt and shame don’t work. Fun and fame do. Make everything in life fun. Yes, fun, and make everyone around you famous. Several years ago, I was asked to give a talk on purpose-driven businesses. I went for a long walk on the beach and…

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Emulate The Extraordinary With Enthusiasm—Yep, Enthusiasm!

Enthusiasm is contagious and people love hanging around positive enthusiasm. What I have noticed over the years is that enthusiastic people with positive spirits are much more likely to be in important circles doing incredible things, no matter how accomplished they are personally. Many times,…

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The A-Z Of Business: Emulate The Extraordinary

Think about the most extraordinary person, business, or organization that you know about. Think of the top of the top—and start doing what they do. In the process, you’ll make yourself extraordinary. We all know extraordinary people in business or life that we really admire…

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What If 2017 Is The Most Incredible Year?

Happy New Year! We have a lot to be excited and positive about for 2017, and today I am sitting on a rooftop in Santiago, Chile, watching the hustle-bustle of a smoggy city and thinking about some what ifs for the coming year. There is…

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