Last week I was looking for something to read and I found a dusty book on my book shelf titled “The Goal: A Process on Ongoing Improvement” by Eiyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox. This is one of the most influential books I have read years ago when I was a partner at the audit division with Arthur Andersen in Caracas, Venezuela.
The term “employee empowerment” has been regarded by critics as an exercise to change the attitudes of workers, so they can work harder rather than giving them any real power. In other words, empowerment was linked to “attitudinal shaping.” However, recent research suggests that people empowerment is a key element contributing to employee engagement and well-being.
Is a recession negative economic growth, or is it the accrual of people’s negative though
Our need to be safe causes us to be fearful in those uncertain situations. This is the right time to make a pit stop, refuel, and clean the windshield to get our business or career ready for the next race.
How can I stop a losing streak? How can I start a winning one? Close your eyes and envision your future.
“I never have time to finish all my tasks.” “I wish the day would last 30 hours.” Those are common expressions I’ve heard from my prospects before we start a growth discovery development process.
Nowadays, in order to attract and maintain customers and open new markets, offers must go beyond products and services.
Do you want to grow your business/yourself and survive in the attempt? Do you think you have what it takes to move to the next level? If your answer to the previous questions is in the affirmative you are in a good starting position for your journey to success.
It is impossible to deny the effects of the economy. We have to be aware of it and clearly understand the impact that this turbulence is creating in our businesses and in our personal lives. However, to achieve success we have to focus on creating possibilities.
If you listen carefully to the talk of the town, you will notice that recession is in the air. People talk about the stock market, the real estate slowdown, oil prices, the presidential election, etc. And I wonder, is a recession a negative economic growth or is the accrual of people’s negative thoughts?