Shonda Rhimes loves to work "When I am hard at work, when I am deep in it, there is no other feeling," she says. She has a name for this feeling: The hum. The hum is like a drug, like music, like God's whisper in her ear. But what happens when it stopped? In this TedTalk, Shonda shares her secret to maintain her love for her work. And her life.
By definition, a job is a piece of work, especially a specific task done as part of the routine of one's occupation for an agreed price.
The concept of a job has taken on a specific connotation in North America. For many, the experience has become a necessary evil. A trap. A means to an end. The mindset that emerges is living for the next weekend, vacation and eventually retirement.
We spend such a high percentage of our week in the work setting, what needs to change to enjoy and be fulfilled in our work? And leaders, isn't it in your best interest to ensure your employees are engaged and contributing at an optimal level?
What can you do in today to strengthen the alignment between the work and fulfillment? What can you do this week? This month?
Do nothing and you'll keep getting what you got.
A business starts with a dream. Your ability to realize that dream depends one one thing. Clients. Without customers, a business is not sustainable.
You can be the world's best coach, the most effective consultant, the most talented baker or a kick-ass mechanic. Without customers you have no one to serve. And without income, no way to keep your business up and running.
In this short yet effective article, Tanja Gardner offers three questions you need to ask to find your ideal customer
The earlier you can identify your perfect client, the sooner you can adjust your marketing message and your business development efforts.
And the sooner you can find your perfect clients the sooner you can do more of what you love!
I'm a big fan of understanding why something is the way it is. And every now and again someone comes along offering a new perspective that has me go "ah, now I get why that happens". Tate Linden offers a simple, yet coherent, explanation of how we great unhappiness. Fascinating!
This simple discussion template can help identify where you are in alignment and where more discussion is needed. You can take the time to find out now or find out later.
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Are you ready for Gen Z? This is a great, short interview that covers a lot of insightful info.
It depends. Under the very best circumstances everyone can profit and have fun. In the worst case scenarios friendships end and family members become estranged. Somewhere in between are the awkward Thanksgivigings and social functions when there is tension and conflict inside the partnership.
If you are thinking about starting a business with a friend or a family member this Podcast could be the best use of 11 minutes you could make to help identify and focus on the predictors for success. The tools and concepts introduced will help your partnership get off to a solid start.
This is a great, short article to help you recognize -
Most importantly, Kimberly Keys offers 4 strategies for dealing with a crazy-maker.