When Every Day Is Casual Friday
I'm running my Building Dynamic Communities Workshop over two mornings instead of "live," using Zoom. This is the fifth time I'm presenting and facilitating a virtual workshop. I find myself preparing by shaving and showering, wearing good clothes, even putting
There’s A Rule of Law and A Law of Rules
Like so many bureaucratic rules, the ones governing the opening up of the economy are often arbitrary. And, as with many arbitrary rules, people feel freer to ignore or violate them. The same applies with clients. What kinds of rules do
Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 05/11/2020
Our great blue heron has returned for the season. It looks like a pterodactyl in flight. It can stand in the pond for hours awaiting a fish to swim by, it doesn’t check email. It’s occasionally joined by an egret,
We Have No Bananas Today. Yes, You do.
Have you ever decided to purchase, join, or invest in something by giving up something else? You decide to take a vacation in Europe instead of going to Florida. You sell your existing car (or trade it in) in order
Do you know what perpetuates communities? It's evangelism. You need people who attract other people. I call this "The chain reaction of attraction®." Communities enable you to gain credit for bringing people together who otherwise wouldn't know each other, irrespective of whether
Priorities and Wealth in the “New World”
I'm broadcasting livestream on May 21 about setting priorities and organizing ourselves for the "new world." If you don't believe it's "new," here are some of the topics I'll be exploring in terms of opportunity: "Hybrid" organizations are arising, that
Shame on You!
The Mayor of Providence, RI, Jorge Elorza, who has never been a draft selection for Mensa, said on my buddy Gene Valicente's radio who yesterday that, "People who aren't wearing masks in public should be publicly shamed by others." This
DASM: Lessons is Poor Client Service
Dumb Ass Stupid Management Both AT&T and Cox Cable separately send me notices that I have a bill coming due every month. They act as if I'm a deadbeat who continually misses payment, though I've never missed a payment in my
Episode 134: Here’s A Tip
Why I loathe the miserly and how to act well when you're with one. Acting well is often too rare these days.