It’s easy to slip into a habit of doing the same things all the time: Go to the same places to eat, use the same mode of transportation, go on the same running path, always meet the same friends, go to the same place for vacation. There is nothing wrong with that.  After all, some  habits are good for us, like going to an aerobics class or eating carrots. But we also can get into ruts.  A rut is never…

The people who buy?  They just buy. The people who talk about buying? They  just talk about buying. A lot.  They rarely buy. Want to improve your business results? 1.  Spend  time with the people who buy. Attract them. Find them. Take care of them. Give them great service and products. 2. Spend less time with the people who talk about buying.  You’ll have more time to spend time with the people who buy.  You’ll be less frustrated too.

I’ll admit it. I don’t really get what’s so hard about time management.  Maybe I’m jealous of David Allen, the Getting Things Done guy who makes millions helping people get better at. But I don’t think that’s it. I think it’s that time management  seems to be a smokescreen for other kinds of problems. When people say time management, the problem is really something else, something more specific.  Like these:  Problems with assertiveness, problems with setting priorities, problems with transitions. These…