Two factors critical for business success include having a quality, profitable product and providing a great customer experience. But long-term business success requires more. Here are my key reasons why companies struggle or fail, even if they have a great product.
My last post - Five Benefits of Working Remotely -- highlighted my top five advantages of remote working. But working remote is not for everyone. Here are my top four disadvantages of working remote along with the traits I think you need to take the plunge successfully.
There have been a lot of articles written about remote working so this blog post is not new news. I have been working remotely (and in my case, out of my home) since 2014 after 20+ years working in a “traditional” office, so this post provides my unique perspective.
I have something to confess. Though few might suspect, I’ve been a devoted Howard Stern fan since I first started listening to him back in the 80's. To be honest, I think he’s one of the most brilliant entertainers today. But it’s not just because he’s controversial or outrageous. I believe that his ongoing success is due to his great leadership qualities that I’d like to share today because I think all can learn from him. Now for you Stern-haters and non-listeners out there, please hold your judgment until you read what I have to say.
With the release of the iPhone 6, I was looking at my iPhone 5 wondering if I should upgrade and noticed all my apps and thought “Boy, I have a lot of apps”. But do I? Being the curious person that I am, I decided to do some research to see how I compared to the masses. Do I have more or less? Do I use certain categories of apps more or less? And even more importantly, do my apps say anything about me?
With the Tour de France finishing in July and me training for a century ride in September, between watching cycling and training myself, I have cycling on the brain so I wanted to share some thoughts about the parallels of a good cycling team and a good business.
I recently left my job after 10 years. I had a really good position, working with great people in a growing company and I was fortunate with the opportunities provided to me. But, something was missing. I wasn’t happy so I set out on a journey to find out why and how to be happier.