Why is service a heroic necessity for success? To begin that discussion, we must define a few things starting with the purpose of business. What is the purpose of business? While there are myriad opinions, it is actually quite clear and simple. The true purpose of business is to help people accomplish things they don’t … Continue reading Service, a heroic necessity for success, in fact, your business will die without it.
It’s that time when we all sit back and count our blessings. It’s a good time. It’s a reminder of all the things we have and don’t have that make our lives what they are. And when you really think about it, most of the things to be grateful for are not things, they are … Continue reading Tis the season to be grateful. So, go do it.
How do you view others? Do you see them as 1) problems that get in your way or a means to help you get something you want, or do you see them as 2) people with problems and needs who you might be able to help? When I pose this question to people, most respond … Continue reading How do you view others? Here’s how being clear on that and acting in response can change your workplace.
Not everybody wants a high-touch experience. Realizing this, the retailer Flannels listened and took action, and it wasn't that difficult. They simply provided two different color baskets for shoppers. One was black signifying a desire to get assistance. The other was white denoting a desire to shop alone without any help. This is a great … Continue reading If you want to better your customer experience, listen and make change …now.
Compassion. The desire to take action to alleviate the suffering of others. It’s touchy-feely. It’s what charities and religious institutions do, but it’s too “unicorns and rainbows” for the business world. But is it? Can compassion make a difference in the business world? Can compassion help businesses do better and reach greater success? According to … Continue reading 40 seconds. A cure for burnout and a benefit to business.