Recently, a fellow business coach who I respect greatly posted a statement on Facebook about how frustrated he gets when he hears that famous definition of insanity – doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different result. His position is that the phrase is an overused oversimplification. That’s true enough, as …Read More about What Mr. Miyagi Knows About Your Business That You Don’t
If you own a small business and follow any social media anywhere, you’ve probably lost count of the number of times you’ve been told that your business needs a personal brand. But if a business isn’t a person, how can it have a personal anything? In the 20th century, brands were used for products and …Read More about Why Your Small Business Needs A Personal Brand
All of which means that Take Your Child To Work Day is not fulfilling the purpose for which it was created – to show children what to expect from the working world. In fact, Take Your Child To Work Day may actually be doing more harm than good by filling our children with false expectations. Sitting on that train and realizing the counter-productive nature of the efforts these well-meaning parents, I started to wonder what I would want to tell my daughter if I took her to work with me for the day – in my home office. These are the things I want her to know.