Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 2/22/10
Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo®’s mission is to help readers to thrive. February 22, 2010—Issue #23 This week’s focus point: The mighty can fall with alarming suddenness. Toyota and Tiger Woods are merely two recent examples of organizational and professional calamity. The
I was at the desk of The Stafford this morning checking out, when a man walked up next to me and told the desk clerk that he was departing and she could just leave the charges on his bill. She
Odds and Ends Again
• A speaker sends out a promotional piece stating “over 1 million audience members over 17 years.” What are we expected to believe with all this stuff? (Do the math.) • When I respond to nuisance spam from some guy I
I've just conducted a follow-up here in London for some of my Shameless Promotion Workshop grads, and here is a consensus list of what they've been doing to successfully increase their visibility and dramatically gain business: • Improved web sites, as credibility
London Redux II
We've been to Les Trois Garcons, Greens, and tonight, Scott's, one of the finest restaurants I've even been in. Spectacular service (the bartender allowed me tastings of two vodkas) and fish so good that it made me weep. Octopus carpaccio,
Arrived smack on time on Virgin Air. Security in Boston took all of 60 seconds, and immigration and customs at Heathrow took 90 seconds. Virgin gives you an express pass which is even faster, apparently, then having an EU passport.
Off to London
Our driver picked us up at 3:30 and took us to Boston, where we're ensconced in the Virgin Airlines upper class club, awaiting our flight to London. The club has been completely redone, no longer shared with Northwest, features a
There Are Coaches, and Then There Are Coaches….
Here's Ashley Bickford, running for Miss USA (May 16) whom I'm helping with her presentation.
Seth Kahan Interviews Alan Weiss
This is a podcast you absolutely have to listen to. Seth Kahan, author of Freelance Fortune, interviews Dr. Alan Weiss as they discuss Alan's mentor program and mentor mastery program. In this interview Alan talks about: * How he grew the Mentor
Let's take a look at recent events and see what they teach us as consultants. 1. Toyota Ultimately, leadership relies on judgment. Judgment should always be in the customers' favor. The first reaction to adverse feedback or conditions can't be to adjourn