A Winning Review

Just finished reading “Winning” by Jack Welch (ISBN 0-06-075394-3) which I’d picked up in Seattle just before flying home from MVP Summit in early October. (see http://www.harpercollins.com/global_scripts/product_catalog/book_xml.asp?isbn=0060753943 for more book information). Overall I found the book to be a very good read. Whilst there were certainly parts of the book that related more to BIG business operations, there was plenty that I can apply to my own business (currently 6 people) and could even be applied to a 2 person operation.   Topics covered included: Mission & values Candor in the workplace (read “honesty”) Differentiation Leadership Hiring & firing People management … Continue reading A Winning Review

New BLOG Topic

There is a saying that a person is a product of the people they associate with and the books they read. I tend to agree with this but with the addition of the experiences they go through as well. Let’s face it, when you look back on your life there are defining points following which you can say “that event changed my life”. I’ve been giving all of this some thought over the last few months as I’ve been rebuilding my business and reassessing life. I’m know I’m not the only person that goes through this process, but there doesn’t … Continue reading New BLOG Topic