I am a mentor coach and try to get people to develop to their full potential. The steps are very simple, the implementation is the difficult part. The steps to all you want in life are 1) Develop an open mindset 2) clarity of purpose 3)stay focused 4) massive action toward your goals and 5) constantly measure, evaluate and adjust.
I enjoy reading and consider myself a constant learner. My focus in reading is business, marketing and human behavior. Currently I will not read/review digital books and do not answer email request offering digital books.
It is almost impossible to read any current business leadership/management book that does not touch on the rapid and dramatic changes taking place in the corporate world. Most of the books zero in on the fact that the old command and control style of management has outlived its usefulness. Some focus on changes in very narrow segments of business, for example marketing and the need to be more customer-centric. Many cover multiple functions trying to give a broader picture of the future workplace.
Andrew Jones, author of The Fifth Age of Work, has taken a very comprehensive look at the future, how the changes currently happening will impact companies, managers, employees,… Read more
In the early 1970s only 40% of Americans were overweight. Today that number is around 68%. For the same period the number of Americans with diabetes has increased from 4.5 million to over 18.8 million today. When we start looking for the cause of the epidemic of overweight people and all the diseases that are a direct result of being overweight, all signs seem to point in one direction – our diet.
Nikki Reilly, author of Your Primal Body, asks, “Could the problem be that we are socially adapted to the twenty-first century but physiologically adapted to the Stone Age era?” She goes on to quote Dr. Art De Vany, “our genes were forged in an environment where activity was… Read more
According to Dianna Rivenburgh, author of The New Corporate Facts of Life, “The average Fortune 500 company survives for only about 30 to 40 years for one major reason: failure to change.”
I do not believe that anyone will dispute that change is inevitable. But what is a bit surprising is the accelerating speed of change. While we all accept that technology is continuously changing, we are missing the big picture if we fail to realize and adapt to the other changes that are taking place in the corporate world.
Ms. Rivenburgh has written a very comprehensive book about the widespread changes taking place in the business world today. The book is based on her research… Read more