Weekly Business Idea

September 29, 2011 – Confidentiality- A Thing of the Past

Main Idea: Is anything confidential anymore?  Should it be?  What happens when people gossip about the boss or a coworker?  What does that do to the culture of the business?  What happens when something is done in confidence and it is leaked later?  (This is a dead giveaway that there is a transparency problem.)  Expansion [...]

September 22, 2011 – Interruptions are a Gift????

Main Idea: What are your thoughts when you are in the middle of an important project and you get a phone call?  Are you glad or do you think that the interruption is a nuisance?  Every time a problem occurs do you get annoyed or angry?  Expansion of the Idea: I was having a discussion [...]

September 9, 2011 – Customer Selection

Main Idea: Are your services or products right for everyone?  Have you had someone buy something and then completely misuse it?  Expansion of the Idea: Lately I have been looking carefully at businesses that succeed and those that fail.  There are a lot of reasons for both success and failure.  Businesses must have the right [...]

September 1, 2011 – Do I Need to Change?

Main Idea: How quickly does your industry change?  Do you look for the indicators?  What about your job?  Should it change? Expansion of the Idea: Twenty years ago there was a little bookstore near my office.  My kids would love to go there.  It had something for our whole family.  I talked to the owner [...]

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