Sorry, We’re Not Doing That, We’re Doing This
Whether or not you watch "Game of Thrones," there was a huge, highly anticipated battle this past Sunday night, where the outcome, no matter how grim things looked, was pretty much assured if the series was going to continue for
Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 04/29/2019
We attended church in Siracusa yesterday in the Temple of Minerva, a beautiful ancient Roman structure (based on the older, Greek, Athena) that is now a Catholic Cathedral. In Istanbul we visited the Hagia Sophia, now a museum, which was
Wait, I’m on THIS Team?
I see some eyes roll when I put people into small groups and some are thinking, "Great, I'm not going to learn anything with these people!" Of course, an entirely different reaction might be, "Great, how can I help these
Excuse Me, Would You Step Aside So That I Can Throw This?
Our priorities today seem to be to immediately find out what's wrong with someone. Whether a political candidate, an appointee, a new hire, a potential promotion, a first date—we look for flaws and faults. And now, even if the person
Value or Vacuum?
As someone who's made a lot of money for a long time, and has helped other people make a lot of money for a long time, I'm telling you that the key ingredients are talent, hard work, discipline, and accountability
Episode 81: The Nature of Hate
How the haters are always inferiors, and always focus on minorities. This needs to be ruthlessly confronted and annihilated.
Exploration Not Interrogation
I believe in asking a few pertinent questions (such as, "What prompted you to meet with me today?") but I find too many consultants placing the buyers at a metaphorical bare table under a glaring light bulb and interrogating them
Alan Weiss’s Word of the Week™ – 04/24/19
Today's word: involute.