Category: Business

Notes From BJ Fogg’s Presentation

Last week I was at a Communications Media Managers Association (CMMA) event in Plano, TX (not too far from Dallas, TX). The keynote speaker for the event was BJ Fogg a Stanford University professor who talked about “Hot Triggers & Rituals The New World of Persuasion.” There were some technical difficulties which delayed his presentation… Read more »

Why Best Buy Works

Best Buy got rid of “time and place” for workers. They no longer dictate work hours or workplace…where you have to work. They create outcome based goals for what each employee must achieve. It unleashed a whole new envelope of innovation of morale with those workers which allowed them to drive high level performance we’ve… Read more »

Boss vs. Leader

The boss drives people; the leader coaches them. The boss depends on authority; the leader on good will. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says ‘I’; the leader says ‘we.’ The boss fixes the blame for the breakdown; the leader fixes the breakdown. The boss says ‘go’; the leader says ‘let’s… Read more »

Mark Twain On Business

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Success is a journey, not a destination. It requires… Read more »