Burning Bridge

How Not to End a Business Relationship

Sometimes business relationships end. It just happens. Customers move and need something closer. People’s needs, lifestyle or priorities change. Maybe a client wants to try something new, but may come back when they find the ease of working with a trusted partner is value added. Of course it’s disappointing.  Of course you may be thinking…

Three Steps for More Wins in 2017!

Break those big goals down into smaller action steps. I know, I know, it’s an old cliche, “If you don’t have a map how do you know where you are going?” Nowadays you can actually fake it with last minute Google searches or a GPS safety net. But that will only help from getting from A…

Three ways to be an expert at something

Between Linked in, Facebook, Twitter and G-d know what other sources are available in print or online, there are experts at everything nowadays. Many an expert is self-proclaimed. But also bountiful are those with third-party credibility because there are so many “news” sources running 24 hours a day that need experts to provide “authoritative affirmation” of…

Intercultural Talk as Statue of Liberty

#GetGrandmaontheFacebook

Thinking about finally convincing my mom to go on a computer feels like Scarlett Johansson from Her, where (ohhh…Google Search Break, let me look up the name of the guy who played the main character…I’m back…it’s Joaquim Phoenix…) But, and you heard it here first…the first Google result for “star of Her” was an announcement…

¿Qué te gusta hacer?

“Love what you do and you will never work a day in your life.” That quote has always seemed a little “baloney-ish” to me, the purview of the privileged. Even a google search for the source of the quote suggests that it’s not really a thing. It’s attributed to both Confucius and singer Marc Anthony—how…