Friday Trigger Qs

Should you follow your heart?

13 March 2020 This is a tricky time for anyone in a leadership position. As always, people look to you to make decisions, to give advice and to show guidance. But this time the issue is not about your business, which you know so well. What to do? Consider this method that Sigmund Freud suggested…

What do you worry about?

28 February 2020 Time was when we worried about things that never came to pass. That was then. This is now. Now things we could not imagine, things we did not know we should worry about, are happening. Nope, I’m not talking about those Big Nasty Things playing out on the global stage. The problem…

Who annoyed you this week?

21 February 2020 Today I have two heavy questions for you: Who annoyed you this week? Who let you down this week? Okay, here’s the obvious third question. Why are those “heavy” questions? Because if you don’t deal with them enlightenedly, they will weigh you down for a lengthy period. How enlightenedly? Forgive and let…

Your Plan B and Plan C

15 February 2020 Last Friday morning, just past 8:00, the power went off while I was working on my PC. This power vacuum left me free to think. One of the thoughts I thought I thought I would share with you. (I think you might need to read that again.) But I could not share the thought…

Dealing with the expected

First, an introduction from an old Nonsense At Work radio/podcast piece: *** Dealing with the unexpected is said to be the most difficult aspect of business life. My experience has taught me the opposite. The most difficult thing to manage is the expected. Let’s face it, business is boring.  It’s the same nonsense over and…

Saving your responses

I have been saving your responses. Have you? Soon we will have enough history that should make for interesting reading: Are there patterns? Recurring themes? History repeating? Are you stuck or stubborn? Making progress or treading water? – Pointers on my Path are these