Posts Tagged ‘employees’

It Has to Be True

How often have you heard someone use the expression it has to be true? Often this statement is an expression of wishful thinking. My latest blogs have dealt largely with thinking appropriately and this continues in that vein. Read the rest of this entry »

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Information with Too Little Thinking

Information is good to have, but lots of information with too little thinking is not a good idea. What does that mean? Read the rest of this entry »

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Not Everyone is an Expert

As long as I’ve been working I’ve met people who presented themselves as experts. Experience has made it quite clear that not everyone is an expert. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Danger of Chasing Every Business Idea

Have you ever considered the danger of chasing every business idea? It’s easy to get swept up in the next hot idea. If you are a small business this is for you. Read the rest of this entry »

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Don’t Let Others Waste Your Time

While don’t let others waste your time may seem obvious, it is amazing how often we do exactly that. Here are some ways that happens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Outside the Box Thinker

You’ve undoubtedly heard a statement like, “She’s a real outside the box thinker”, right? The truth is everyone is in a box when it comes to their thinking. The question becomes one of how did that box get created and Read the rest of this entry »

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80/20 Rule for Forks in the Road

In business, just as in our personal life, we often come to the proverbial “fork in the road”. Maybe the 80/20 rule for forks in the road can help with decisions. Sometimes it is as simple as choosing one of two things, but more often it involves selecting from a multitude of options. In other words, life’s not always straight forward, including when it comes to business. Read the rest of this entry »

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Beware the Negative Employee

The warning beware the negative employee is important as at some point nearly every worker has an encounter with one. But just why is the warning so important? Read the rest of this entry »

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80/20 Accounting

The 80/20 rule (Pareto Principle) is one of the most useful we will ever encounter. Let’s discuss its use with 80/20 accounting. This is about focusing on the 20% of customers, products, expenses, etc. that account for most of our company’s results. Read the rest of this entry »

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Consider a Variety of Business Information

Do you consider a variety of business information when making decisions, or are you stuck in the habit of only looking at a few things you think are important? Read the rest of this entry »

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