Category Archives: Positive Thinking

How can you make technology work for you to bring in more customers?

How can you make technology work for you to bring in more customers? To improve their experience? Especially those tech savvy millennials? Meet Dr. Jason Goldstein, owner of Oasis Chiropractic who asks these questions. CEO Discussion Groups are peer advisory groups of CEO’s, Presidents, business owners, and managing partners who meet 5 times to discuss […]

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Thanksgiving Every Day?

Tom, a business manager, told me. “I don’t have to thank my employees. They’re doing their jobs. That’s what they’re paid to do. I’ll thank and praise them when they do something extra.” Me: “Do you like to be praised? Do you like to be thanked?” Tom: “Sure, but only when I deserve it.” Me: […]

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Get off your ‘But’

“I liked everything you did on the project, but…” “You put in a lot of effort, but…” “I did everything you asked. But …” ‘But’ is a set up for negativity. It’s telling the listener that ‘the other shoe is about to drop’. It’s letting judgment come into the picture so the listener knows they […]

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Counting to 20

I have a pool at my house in PA, just beyond the Poconos. Now that the summer is winding down  the temp is in the 80’s during the day and the 60’s at night. That means the pool water is cooling down. Ohh! Pretty chilly when I’m getting in to swim my laps. I like […]

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Nobody Is Perfect, Especially in the Middle of Divorce By Andrea Vacca

After I posted my blog post entitled Peace, Love, Joy, Hope – Are They Real For You? my good friend Andrea Vacca wrote a post for her blog applying the content of my article to couples going through divorce. It’s entitled Nobody Is Perfect, Especially in the Middle of Divorce. Her closing line: “As a […]

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Peace, Love, Joy, Hope – Are They Real For You?

Our holiday wishes are all about peace, love, joy and hope.  Are we saying the same old things over and over without really meaning them? Or are we taking action consistent with our holiday sayings?  Gandhi says ‘Be the change you want to see in the world.’ What if we were the peace, love, joy […]

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Giving Thanks: My Dad’s Story

Happy Thanksgiving!! What are you thankful for? Or a better question: Are you thankful? Thankfulness is a state of being. It’s a mentality that you choose no matter what’s going on around you. When you are appreciative, you’re coming from a sense of abundance – abundance of resources, abundance of friendship and love, abundance of […]

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Ideas to Build a Customer-Centric-Bottom-Line

How often do you acknowledge and praise each of your employees? The Problem: As a business owner or manager you get caught up in the daily tasks, the things you have to get done.  Because you are task and deadline focused, you sometimes forget to praise your employees, to acknowledge them for a job well […]

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