168 Hours

This week you have a gift and this gift is 168 hours – the number of hours in one week, seven 24 hour sessions.  How you spend those is up to you. Planning to maximize these hours is worth an hour of your time.  If you live by a schedule, expanding the schedule...

Storms of the Brain = Brainstorming

Brainstorming meetings often draw moans and groans as those involved rack their brains for new solutions to old problems.  Even with the phrase “there are no wrong answers“, brainstorming success is often limited. What to do? Question the problem. ...

Say YES or Say NO

Work life balance is what we create and as business owners, we are often seeing both sides – our balance and our staffs’ balance.  I, for one, go with Life Balance.  Long ago, I started putting all my events/appointments/obligations on one calendar.  This...

Beta Test the New Changing Lanes App!

After months of development we are finally ready to beta test our business building app! And we need your help! A Little Overview Our app was designed to help you turn your business into an asset by assisting you in recording all the information that makes your...

Trash and Research

While at my local Post Office recently, when I went to throw away the paper off the postage labels from the stamps I purchased, I discovered that all the little trash slots under the workstations were screwed shut.  When I asked the postal person where I might throw...

Value Stream

Looking at the value stream of your business refers to all the activities your company must do to design, order, produce, and deliver its products or services to customers. A value stream will have three sections: 1. The flow of all materials from beginning to...