10 Tips for Building Trust

Mac’s Tire Store in Tupelo, Mississippi is one of my all-time favorite businesses. Anyone who knows me well would think that is strange, and frankly, I do too.  I am not a “car person,” and hanging out at any automobile facility would be low on my...

Do You Trust Yourself?

Are you attempting to earn the trust of someone and not getting very far? The reason for this could be that you don’t even trust yourself. The way you portray yourself to others has a lot to do with trust, respect and sincerity. During the years my husband and I...

Building Your Foundation of Trust

Do you like building with Legos? Several members of our family absolutely love doing this. Two of our grandsons have been in Lego clubs after school – and even attended Lego robotic camps at Georgia Tech. Others have been known to stay up until 2 o’clock...

Do People Trust You?

Have you heard the story about the bicyclist who came to a small town to put on his dare-devil show? There hadn’t been mush excitement around for awhile, so the townspeople were thrilled as they gathered for the exhibition. They gazed toward the sky as the...

To Multitask or Not to Multitask…That Is the Question

To multitask or not to multitask… that is the question. When trying to be as productive as you possibly can, whether or not you should multitask is an important question that can be tough to answer. On the one hand, multitasking is something that in theory should be...

Get More Done With Two Easy Tools

Have you ever lost your To-Do list? I have. It’s a daunting experience, isn’t it? Especially when you have lots to do and a small amount of time. Well here are a couple of items which bring technology into your thought processes and help you to get through...

Manage Your Projects Before They Manage You

Have you ever had a day start like this? You wake up groggy and tired, and muddle through your morning routine before heading off to face the day. There are some notes waiting for you at your office, but your phone rings and your emails start dinging you before you...

Do You Suffer From “Open Loops”?

There is something mysteriously pleasing about  circles. Artists use them in paintings and sculpture. We select them in the fabrics we choose for our clothes and in our decoration. Photographers are subliminally drawn to their beauty in nature. They are pleasing to...

Take Action Daily

How to Write Goals So That You Achieve Them In our professional and personal lives, we are constantly writing goals to try and motivate ourselves and direct our behavior. Perhaps your goal is to write your book in x-time, perhaps it is to increase profits by so much,...

Why Did Charles Schwab Write A Check For $25,000?

There is a story which goes something like this. In the early 20th century, steel magnate Charles Schwab, wanting to increase the efficiency of his business, called in a well known consultant and asked for input. The consultant promised to work with Schwab executives...