Have recently received numerous requests from new/small business regarding my services. I like the pioneering spirit of the entrepreneur! Despite government interference, we (small business) will rise from the ashes of layoffs, downsizing, bankruptcy, etc., to forge a new product, industry or service! Power to the business people. Amen.
Considering the current economic conditions, I was asked this question last weekend: “If you operated out of the mindset that you had limited time and opportunity to leverage for future gain, how would this change your financial decisions?”
Would you go for it? Or play it safe and hang on to what you have, even though there is the chance for greater gain? Let’s try this: strike the word “financial” from the above sentence. Now what does that mean to you? Say that you know you are going to be laid off from your company. You know you have a limited time and opportunity to create/affect the opportunities and relationships in your daily life. You can reach out and do your best to contact everyone in your network, offering to help and informing them that your situation may be changing. Or you can sit back and let life deal the hand for you. What’s your choice?
Training continues for the Seattle Rock & Roll Marathon in June. I decided today after a great conversation with a friend that I’m only doing part of the run for me. I’m mostly doing it for the folks that aren’t able to – cancer patients/other terminally ill patients. People who would like to run one more time, or play with their grandkids, lots of things like that. I’m running for them.