Great quotes from a couple of interesting people

  Quotes to consider!    “When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy.” They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” John Lennon   “The secret to success is making your vocation your vacation.” Mark Twain...

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Thoughts on Delegation from Raymond Caissie

  I really like Ray’s thoughts on delegation…they are bang on! Delegation – Rules to keep in mind Start with the End in Mind Scope Definition, it’s a Project Have a Plan Communication is Key, along with Clarity Make Performance Visual Start with End in Mind I always step back and think through what I want done or what needs to be done. This is a strategic activity, thinking through what is the final outcome. To do that I need to work alone, put time aside…for me the right time is Monday or Tuesday after the weekends. So before I plan the details and think of who is involved...

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Great quote to live by!

  “Don’t let the desire to prove yourself get in the way of improving!” One of my all time favourite quotes to live by…reminds me to check my ego and not loose the moment. There are so many opportunities to learn and improve. Logan Stix...

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Powerful Apps for Business Professionals!

Great Apps! I have several business and personal apps that are great. In my business practice there are a number I rely on to keep me on track, creative, and organized. 1) ithoughtsHD which is a great creative tool. It is my mind mapping app of choice. http://www.ithoughts.co.uk/iThoughtsHD/Welcome.html 2) notetakerHD is a fantastic tool for my notes! https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/note-taker-hd/id366572045?mt=8 3) pages for my iPad is my mobile word document software. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/pages/id361309726?mt=8 I highly recommend these 3...

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The Value In Strategic Thinking & Activity – Logan Stix

  Strategic Thinking & Activity   Arguably the most important function one can do in becoming a great strategic leader lies in our ability to think and act at a strategic level. Making time to think about the future to think about how things can be done differently, to map out the vision for an organization, a function, or your own specific job take time and discipline. The challenge of the day-to-day business needs are daunting and ever present. There is also the undeniable fact that if we do not take care of the day-to-day business then there is no need for the future strategic...

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Communication Must Have Technique – The 3 Bullet Press Release!

  The 3 Bullet Press Release Technique This conversation technique (even as an ad hoc presentation technique) is invaluable for anyone interested in taking his or her communication skills and personal presence to the next level.  Its origin comes from classic conflict resolution and presentation training. Simply stated it is a technique used to think, gather, and present your response in a professional composed manner that appears to be well thought out. The end result is a concise clearly defined and delivered communication presentation. How it works is to think of your response or...

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