Have you ever had the experience of watching something unfold before your eyes and have no control over its outcome? You know it greatly impacts
Imagine a world without stress. Imagine a world where no-one is demanding anything from you. Imagine you are the happiest you could possibly be. Can you imagine all that? I hope so, because if you cannot, that is a sure sign that you require some “ME” time.
It is important for that business owner, to constantly watch trends, be familiar with their market, and adapt to the changes that invariably happen. We also need to keep an eagle eye on what the competition is up to, and notice what they are changing, and are those changes in line with consumer changes, or are they trying to influence the consumer / client.
Why should we dread Monday Mornings? Because we have done so traditionally. For some of us, it’s simply always been that way (similar to finding it difficult to get up in the mornings).
Well, it is that time of year again.
Barcamp IV Cork is on this Saturday Nov 20th, Webworks, Cork City.
Simply ask yourself then, are you doing business the exact same way as before, when things were good, the economy steady (in theory) and there was planty of money around? If your answer is yes, then how can that way of business work now? When it’s hot, we turn on the air conditioning, when it is cold, we turn on the heating.
It is adaptation to perfection. It got me thinking that it is exactly what we need to do as business owners in today’s harsh reality, as economies and banking systems collapse under our noses. In times of adversity, lives diversity. Every entrepreneur and business owner needs to rethink the environment they find themselves in, and adapt, just like the hardy Sparrow.
However, today our fear of Friday 13th, is mostly illogical, and comes from condtioning at an early age. Anyone who experienced bad luck on the date, has their fears justified, but somehow forgets that other days of the year also brought bad luck or misfortune. If nothing bad happens on Friday 13th, we quickly forget. If it does, we remember well for the next time.
When planning your vacation time, plan it according to your needs, prepare for the possibility of bad weather (bring the travel scrabble) and keep it as stress free as possible. Some day, you may have to deal with flooding, snow or similar weather conditions, so be open to change and you wont resent your plans
As most of you know, I don’t write conventional blog posts about enhancing your personal development or actively get your business increased or improved. Rather, I seem to be drawn to things and ideas based on the very things that happen around me in my personal and professional life.
Sometimes, our brain uses significant experiences to stage our lives, just like a drama on a stage. We are living from act to act, and can make use of the interval to refresh and refocus. Or we can just sit in the auditorium and wait for the next act to happen.
It’s amazing how creatures of habit can then hit desparation. The internet is overwhelemed with blogposts (including this one) about the snow, the ice, the roads, etc etc.
The former Vice Chairman of Coca-Cola Brian G. Dyson wrote this. It was used as Georgia Tech’s Commencement Address in 2008. I share it with
I was sending a text to a friend the other day and I used the words above. What did I mean about them? Simply, that
“If you believe you can or cannot do something, you are probably right” – Henry Ford All change is stressful: whether positive change such as