Tuesday Morning Focal Point
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Tuesday Morning Focal Point – February 16, 2016 – Can Control What you DO Understand!
February 16, 2016
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Two weekends ago over “Family Day Weekend” I had a conversation with a relative about the importance of budgeting with respect to personal finances. I had assisted this same relative almost 20 years ago, with setting up a personal budget.  At the time, he was about 17 years old and was in high school and…

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Tuesday Morning Focal Point – February 9, 2016 – Cannot Control What you Don’t Understand Part 2
February 9, 2016
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This continues last week’s topic of not being able to control what we don’t understand. I continue to use the business of “life and living” as an example, with home ownership and property taxation as the more specific tangible example. My thesis remains the same, and that is the fact that many homeowners don’t get it…

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Tuesday Morning Focal Point – February 2, 2016 – Cannot Control What You Don’t Understand!
February 2, 2016
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My clients often hear me talk about the fact that they cannot control what they don’t understand. Of course when I say that I am usually talking about the importance of understanding their business and having data and metrics that help them understand various aspects of their business.  At this time of year, another topic…

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Tuesday Morning Focal Point – January 26, 2016 – Leaving a Legacy
January 26, 2016
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Recently there has been a lot of talk in the sporting world about one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game of football, likely being on the brink of retirement. This player, Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos will leave an incredible legacy when he does leave the game, whether at the end…

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Tuesday Morning Focal Point – January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016
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Last week one of my tasks was leading a team building day with an executive team of a national company. We had a fantastic day together, with one of the highlights being the very last activity of the day. The final activity of the day was what I called a “random acts of kindness” activity….

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Tuesday Morning Focal Point – January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016
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During my first week of post-holiday business, it seems one particular theme emerged with my clients, more than anything else – the theme of becoming good at “telling our story.” Successful business people can always tell others the story of their business (which is not always literally a story), in terms far beyond, “we sell…

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Tuesday Morning Focal Point – January 5, 2016
July 22, 2014
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Last week I spent several days skiing with my family at a world class ski resort in British Columbia as part of our holiday vacation. One morning as we were on the chairlift, I looked down on the terrain park – and I saw were dozens of people who are far more daring than I…

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