Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 12/31/18
I'm going to repeat last year's New Year's message because we all still need to think about it: I was torn between simply saying “Happy New Year” this morning and including a message. I’ve decided on the latter because I think
Ten Marketing Tips
1, Start a new newsletter, e.g, "Eileen's Innovation," and offer it to "a select number of people" for free. Charge non-buyers who want to subscribe. 2 Begin a Q&A feature on Linkedin where you answer daily "questions selected from your clients
Well, Try It Again
I had a power outage. Flipped all the relays, but that didn't help. So I flipped them all again, harder, and that did it. When something doesn't work, don't just give up. Try your solution again with more intent and focus. It
Retirement As A Choice Is Self-Defeating
As you age, the horizon gets closer, no matter what your current age. That means it's time to speed up, not slow down. Healthy people who accept retirement will soon become unhealthy.
Something is a luxury until we successfully use it once. After that, it's a necessity. This about that in terms of the services you provide.
Let’s Move On, We’ve Seen A Lot of Black Swans By Now
I've been telling you that "volatility" and "disruption" are no longer meaningful, since we live with them daily. If you don't believe that, after the market nearly crashes and then has it's biggest single-day gain in history, then you're not
Episode 64: J’Accuse
How being guilty until proven innocent is undermining our freedoms and creating fear and loathing. This is the nature of the world today.
Watch the Antlers
A report in yesterday’s New York Times explained that reindeer can make it through tough winters because “they hibernate on their feet.” In other words (I think), their metabolisms slow up to the point that they can live on stored fat