I went to a glass blowing class, and in addition to making a glass paperweight I also learned three business lessons. You can do things you wouldn’t expect yourself able to do. Turn things around to get a different perspective. Make sure to include creativity and fun in your day to day – … [Read more...] about Lessons from 2000 degrees
Sammi and I took an introduction to glass blowing class last weekend. We learned how to gather glass onto a pole, shape it into a circle and cut it off the pole. We made a marble, and a paperweight. It’s harder than I thought, and the glass is incredibly hot (2000°). Here’s a picture of me gathering … [Read more...] about OUCH! That was hot!
As a personal business coach I regularly learn from, and coach from, lessons learned from everyday living. It's important to focus on where you hope to go, rather than where you happen to be in the moment. Like this lesson, learned today... It was a chilly morning and I headed out for a walk. As … [Read more...] about Focus on Where You’re Going – Not Where You Are
Getting it done, even when you don't want to - is a big part of productivity coaching. It's about having integrity - toward yourself and with others. I don’t want to be doing this. It was a long, good, holiday weekend, and I don’t want to be writing this right now. I was negotiating with … [Read more...] about UGH!
Do you like everything to be just right before you get started? I am a “fair weather runner”. By fair weather, I mean the temperature needs to be between 57 and 73 (Fahrenheit) with low humidity. The problem with this is that conditions are rarely perfect. Which has a direct impact on how my … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Business Lessons from the Trail
I learn a lot about myself, and therefore about my business, when I run. Here’s what I learned today: these three lessons can help you turn your business around – or keep your business growing. It’s easy to misjudge yourself. I was 100% positive that I was running super slowly, turns out … [Read more...] about VIDEO: 3 Lessons To Keep Your Business Growing