Category Archives: Business

Book: The Goal

I’ve never before had a business book that kept me turning pages like The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement. Someone on one of the blogs I read suggested this so I requested it from the local library. When the … Continue reading

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Giving Yourself a Job

In 1950 in New York, looking for a job consisted of catching a subway at 6:30 to pick up a copy of the New York Times, searching the classifieds, and then pursuing the most promising opportunities. After doing this for … Continue reading

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"Please Prepay"

Yesterday’s post about The Speed of Trust hit me in a new way this morning when I was filling up with gas. The sign on the pump said, “Please Prepay.” Wow, does that slow things down, doesn’t it? Instead of … Continue reading

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The Speed of Trust: Chapter 1

I’m slowly picking my way through Stephen Covey’s book, The Speed of Trust. In chapter one Stephen makes a compelling argument that trust makes a very real difference in the amount of time and money required to get work done. … Continue reading

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