Stop! I Can’t See My Blackberry, Water Keeps Getting in My Eyes

I have seen people using there cell phones and PDAs in the strangest places. I have seen them used at the urinals in rest rooms, on bicycles, treadmills, etc, etc, etc. We do this because we are so programmed to multitask that we can’t “waste a minute” by just doing one thing at a time.

But now […]

By | March 9th, 2008|Bounce, Just Plain Crazy, Minimal Achievement|1 Comment

New York Times’ About.com Interview on Bounce!

Scott Allen interviewd me over IM a few days ago about the new book, Bounce! It was my first time I had done this type of interactive interview which was not by phone. I enjoyed it because while it gave me more time to think, but it still was very spontaneous. Read […]

By | January 25th, 2008|Books, Bounce, Business, Confidence, Failure, Fear, Goals, Minimal Achievement, Small Business, Success, Zen Business|Comments Off on New York Times’ About.com Interview on Bounce!

What I Love About Business This Time of Year

I know there can be alot of pressure around this time of year, but I actually love these last few weeks. In keeping with the spirit of “lists” this time of year, here are my top reasons.

1. We slow down. There is an ending date by which people want to do business every year. Today it […]

By | December 21st, 2007|Business Mediation, Culture, Failure, Family Business, Goals, Minimal Achievement, Resiliency, Small Business, Zen Business|Comments Off on What I Love About Business This Time of Year

Tiger Woods Bounces!

Tiger always says that you need to have a short memory in sports. Forget what just happened. You need to always focus on the next shot.

This is what it is to “Bounce!” in business. Make a short celebration of your victory OR feel sorry for your failure. But then focus your energy on what is coming […]

By | November 26th, 2007|Books, Bounce, Confidence, Failure, Fear, Minimal Achievement, Resiliency, Things I don't Know Where to Put|Comments Off on Tiger Woods Bounces!

Down Shift Into The Slow Lane

I always talk about striving for minimal achievement. Trying to focus on doing one thing at time. This is becoming nearly impossible in a culture that rewards “multitasking”. When we do more than one thing at a time, we not only lose the quality of the work, but also the enjoyment. Moving at high speeds […]

By | November 19th, 2007|Business Mediation, Culture, Minimal Achievement, Zen Business|2 Comments