If you even casually follow entertainment news, you know that the movie industry has suffered greatly in recent years. Yet, in the middle of this decline, comes a movie that tops box office records as easily as Superman leaps tall buildings. Unless you’ve been on a voluntary media fast the last couple weeks, you know […]
Ain’t no mountain high enough. Ain’t no valley low enough. Ain’t no river wide enough to keep me from getting to you, baby.
You may remember this song popularized by Marvin Gaye in 1967. For some reason the lyrics keep running through my head — not about my husband (although I do love him), but rather about my business. And not just my business, but every successful small business out there.
I realize the song is about personal relationships, but aren’t our relationships with our business just as strong? When you launch a business, it’s personal. In the early days, you are the business. You nurture it, you do your best to protect it and you struggle to help it grow. The lines between your personal and business life are completely blurred. The business occupies your heart and mind constantly. Your business is a part of you.
This week’s One Percent Edge Podcast features Dan Coughlin. Dan is president of The Coughlin Company, Inc., a management consulting firm focused on improving executive effectiveness and significance. He serves as a thinking partner for executives and business owners toward improving their most important desired business outcomes. He does this through executive coaching for individuals […]
Join me as I launch my new Podcast. I’m overjoyed at having friend and outstanding business leader and mentor Joe Calloway as my first guest. Listen in… Do you feel like you’re perpetually chasing the next new thing in today’s world of business? Do you find this a little crazy? Change is happening faster right now than […]
As we celebrate women’s history month, remember the great women in your life and don’t let their work be for naught. Women have made significant progress in business, but that progress has come on the backs of women who forged ahead, clearing the way. It is our duty to keep improving and widening the path. It’s our turn to carry the torch for future generations.