By

Kathy Brown
Morning Reflections on Rest & Recovery
13
May

Personal Takeaway from My Morning Reflection

I share a blog every Thursday – this is my commitment. The last week has been challenging on a personal level & I am tired.  I considered skipping the blog this week since I really couldn’t think of anything worth sharing & I am tired. Hmmm… maybe you are feeling a bit tired too.  Perhaps...
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Ask questions to encourage the truth
06
May

3 Ways to Encourage Truth

Jim Collins in Good to Great presents the concept of confronting the brutal facts and the role that this plays in creating a great company. I have not yet met a business owner whose goal was to create a mediocre business so let’s take a closer look at the strategy and tactics of dealing in the...
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Not having a long-term view is a mistake
30
Apr

Do You Make This Mistake in Business Planning?

When we first begin our business, we generally have a reason for beginning the journey.  You could say that this is our first goal – make money, quit my job, do what makes me happy – these are some examples I have heard from business owners.  Some of these are things we want to move...
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Lessons from my dog
22
Apr

Lessons from MiMi (my dog)

At the end of February, I had the opportunity to adopt a career-change dog from Leader Dogs for the Blind (LD).  I eagerly said “yes”! MiMi is a black lab and she is about 1 ½ years old.  She was donated to LD and did not have the typical puppy socialization.  Knowing she would need...
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Productivity
15
Apr

Am I Productive?

Quick question – Would you like your team to be more productive?  Ok – really two questions…. Would you like to be more productive? Whenever I ask either of these two questions I get the same answer – “yes”.  Truthfully there is a variation – some answers are “YES” (enthusiastically excited) and the others are...
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