Embrace Your Ignorance

Ignorance is nothing more than a lack of knowledge or information. By accepting and understanding our ignorance we enable ourselves to gain knowledge and information.  A child is naturally ignorant and does not fear or judge their ignorance.  As we grow up, our peers judge us by our knowledge of things.  It allows us to… Read More

What should we expect of the world around us?

My wife made an excellent observation the other day.  She told me the books we’ve been reading recently while gathering ideas for my Biz of You series of books over the last couple years seem to have a similar underlying theme. (list of books below) Our stress, problems and difficulties with life are an inside… Read More

Observing and Orienting Ourselves

Most of my posts follow the same structure. There’s an observation followed by an orientation to the idea of managing the business of you.  This approach illustrates the first two steps of a process we all follow when awake.  We observe or experience what’s happening around us.  We naturally orient our experience to our map… Read More

Being More Human

A friend of mine shared a Fortune Magazine article with me.  In Humans are Underrated (http://fortune.com/2015/07/23/humans-are-underrated/) by Geoff Colvin, there are some excellent observations and feedback we can learn from and continue adapting to our modern age. Technology is replacing jobs around the world.  Think of robot surgeons, cars and truck drivers.  Software can research legal… Read More

Profit comes when the job is done right.

“Profit comes when the job is done right.”  This idea came up during a discussion with a friend of mine about facilitating a paradigm shift at work.  When a company is focused on profit, project centricity becomes primary.  This is natural as project management is critical to managing earned value in the quest to maximize… Read More

Honoring Our Feedback

I recently attended an on-line Writer’s Digest bootcamp for finding and keeping a literary agent put on by the ladies of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. It was an excellent learning opportunity concerning inquiry letters and the first few pages of any book. After incorporating the advice, we were allowed to submit our inquiry letter… Read More

Addressing the Critical Things

When observing and addressing the small critical things that add value and have an impact on manifesting our intent, there are a few considerations that promote an increase in effectiveness. Realizing we live with the very useful illusion of free will, including the freedom to choose during the execution of our plans at all levels… Read More