Building Relationships

  Recently I was reminded of an article that I had written about business relationships being like personal relationships. posted here . I was reminded of this article by a personal relationship that I am currently in. So, I went back to my original and realized...

The “Good Ole Days” are gone, or are they?

I hear this all the time, and it may be me getting old, but I also catch myself saying it too often as well. In fact just the other day I picked up a glossy quarterly magazine put out by our local chamber. This is a chamber that has only about half as many members as...

What if you are Driven and Dominant?

The first step on the behavioral styles road is to find out what your primary behavior style is. When I teach seminars about the DISC, I use a quick exercise to help people find out what their style is. In this exercise I have people first go to the side of the room...

Is Networking Still Relevant?

Recently Chad Massaker tagged me in a post on Facebook, asking for my opinions about this article. Connections don’t build anything. An interesting article clearly using literary device to get more readers, and to cause thought and conversation. Please read the...

How the cycle of Kaizen helps Referrals

Everyone reading this wants more referrals, and there is plenty of information to help us refine our referral generation and plans disseminated thru the Referral Fire. The challenge is often in the implementation of these changes and refinements. Many of us make this...