Month: December 2016

  • Decisive; How To Make Better Choices in Life and Work; summary and notes

    Decisive; How To Make Better Choices in Life and Work; summary and notes

    As a reader of lots of books, I sometimes find it difficult to remember everything that I want to remember from a book.  I am like most people in that I highlight or circle certain parts of text when I am reading an actual hard copy of a book.  Something I have done for years, […]

  • Distance = Rate X Time, Which piece is missing from your equation?

    Distance = Rate X Time, Which piece is missing from your equation?

    When I was growing up I can remember playing outside for hours and hours with my friends.  Anything from riding bikes, playing basketball, or street football.  The school year always seemed to drag on forever and summer vacations flew by like a squirrel trying to get across the highway to avoid an oncoming car. Regardless […]

  • Moving others; Why everyone, including you, are in sales.

    Moving others; Why everyone, including you, are in sales.

    According the Bureau of Labor statistics in 2012, 1 out of every 9 people were in a job classification that was considered sales.  So what about the other eight jobs?  Well, according to a study conducted by Daniel Pink (author) in his book To Sell is Human, the other 8 people are in sales as […]

  • Just admit it, You are wrong

    Just admit it, You are wrong

    Dale Carnegie and Associates recently conducted a global survey of 3,300 full-time employees across the globe.  The research was centered around leadership and the impact leadership has on the employees motivation to work and to stay with the company. One of the staggering statistics that came from the research was that 4 out of 10 […]