Wow, it’s been six months since my last post! No excuses … this is not the way to run a blog, and not the way to put the best face forward on our business. Long story, short … this is the first of many, many blog posts that will again deliver to you the Inside Line on Getting More Business. (Don’t worry … we haven’t gone from semi-annual posting to daily. It’ll be more like weekly or semi-monthly.)
We talk to people every day that battle many of the same issues. Some can see this is a hurdle, some take quite a bit of business counseling before they recognize that it IS an issue. (more…)
Interesting factoid: Did you know that most ‘A’ students are working for ‘C’ and ‘D’ students?
Amazingly enough, we really have warped value systems when it comes to education and how it equates to our lives. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about encouraging and empowering kids to make good grades, but the real world, the grown world – where we spend most of our years – doesn’t grade us by the same standards. At all.
When my youngest son was preschool age and his older siblings were in elementary school, he ran everywhere he went with his head down, facing the ground, and his arms behind him. He ran as fast as he could, full-speed ahead, banging himself into everything in his way! He was CONSTANTLY running into doors, chairs, tables – you name it.
I laugh and say his name wasn’t Gregg, it was Gre-Gre-Gre-Gregg-GREGG!! People saw us coming from a mile away.
Ahh, PTA days. Taking him up to the school with me to be Room Mom for his sister was always quite an event.
I say that to say this, inspiration doesn’t come subtly, does it? Sometimes I find myself running as fast as I can with my head down and my arms behind me. Do you ever do that? (more…)