Each year, we pretend that Jan. 1 gives us an opportunity to “start over.” However, none of the important cycles begin or end with the New Year. Not business cycles, not climate cycles, not life cycles, not even school years. The issues we faced in December are still with us, yet we hope that Jan.1 will be the start of something new. Continue reading New Year, New Opportunities
Just in case you missed it, the University of Alabama (UA) just won the national football championship for the 4th time since Nick Saban became the coach in 2007.
I have never attended UA, but I have been an admirer of its legendary coach Paul “Bear” Bryant for years. I am now equally a fan of Nick Saban and his coaches —not so much for the team’s wins as much as for the way they coach (teach) the young men on their team. Continue reading How Induron is Like the National Champions in College Football
It’s the time of year when everyone is talking about New Year’s Resolutions. And that’s fine… if you’ve got a personal goal to lose weight, quit smoking or stop biting your nails.
But if you’re a manager, I urge you – don’t make resolutions for your business.
Make goals instead. Continue reading Why I Don’t Make Resolutions