As I sit here having a little snack of some extremely out of date wasa crisp bread I decided to talk about the concept of an expiration date on this Fiscal Friday. There are three things we’re going to look at: When expiration dates matter (and how they effect business), when expiration dates can be […]Read more "Expiration Dates: Concepts and practices"
Everyone has a work space and a place they feel comfortable in. When that place is invaded by someone or a group of people it makes for an irritable individual and bad work relations. I can be very territorial. For the most part my territory is my bedroom/office where a do the majority of my […]Read more "Managing People’s Reactions"
Sometimes we need motivation during the work hours, and one of the options available to us is the use of music. Now people like my bother cannot use music to help them concentrate, it distracts them and they get nothing done. People like me however are sometimes barely affected by the presence of music. Different […]Read more "Working and Music."
Before under taking any large project or endeavor you must make sure you are ready to do so. Whether it is a military campaign or a marketing campaign you have to prepare your resources to move at the start of your actions. Doing business is like playing a politico/military simulator. Before you go on campaign […]Read more "Managing Your Total Resources."
The Domino Effect is the concept that an initial reaction will cause a chain reaction that continues until there is nothing left to react. Based off the practice of lining up dominoes and pushing one down to knock the rest down, the Domino Effect can be harnessed for good and bad outcomes depending on how […]Read more "Pros and Cons of the Domino Effect"
In a lot of fields of work there are misconceptions about what you actually do and what things actually mean. This comes from misinformation and ignorance, but usually a mixture of the two. This is understandable because no one can know absolutely everything about everything. However, ignorance can lead to problems with your business because […]Read more "Misconceptions: It Has Two Edges."
This Fiscal Friday we will be addressing expediency compared to longer term benefit. When is it better to do the fast thing and when is it better to take our time? Investing in quality tools, equipment, training, etc. will pay off in the long term. This practice can be quite expensive and take a long […]Read more "Expediency vs Long Term Benefit"