• No products in the cart.
  • No products in the cart.
Back To Top
Image Alt

Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 07/08/2019

Monday Morning Memo

Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 07/08/2019


Why I’m Sure I Have Barbarian Roots

• I’m happy watching the soccer highlights clips, I can’t stand the tedium in between the rare scoring. And “nil” is just a dumb term, sort of like “zed.” I love the American women’s aggressiveness. I’m glad they won.

• I find that using a string of initials to define your cause actually undermines and ridicules the movement. Why not briefly say what you mean?

• I’ve not heard two consecutive sentences from any candidate in either party at any level over the past decade that I believe or would bet the family farm on coming true. Politicians are worse panhandlers than the people with the hand-drawn signs on the street corners.

• Reruns of Law and Order are far superior to any new broadcast TV series by a long shot.

• We tend to blame generational differences for people not understanding certain references, but I blame it on inferior education.

• It is tragic, but hardly surprising, that there are tornadoes in the interior, coastal flooding, earthquakes along major fault lines, and fires in tracts of huge forests. If you choose to live there, you’re accepting the risk.

• How long before they pass the laws the saying “God Bless You” after a sneeze as hate speech because some benighted passerby’s life is demeaned by hearing it?

• By this time shouldn’t someone have invented a button to press that does the same thing as crawling on the floor and unplugging, and then plugging back in, the electronic device?

• We once protested without euphemisms, and were proud of it. We staged illegal protests, not “undocumented” protests. Shouldn’t you stand in the wind and not hide behind words?

• I never thought Trump would be nominated, and then never thought he’d win the election. Then I figured he wouldn’t run again, or would run and lose a second term. Now, I’m not so sure. I question whether the other side can win on a platform of wanting to give away the store.

• They’re talking about an electric commuter plane by 2024 or so, which would have a range of several hundred miles on a single charge, between Boston or Providence and Nantucket, for example. I’m thinking that, in the not-so-unlikely event of an emergency, instead of oxygen masks, extension cords will drop from above.


Not everyone deserves a trophy. — Saying on a tee-shirt my family gave me and which I’m currently wearing at the beach.

Thought Leadership 2019: I’ve attracted the renowned Chip Heath, professor at Stanford, author, and consulting guru to be my special guest this year at my 9th such conference. We’ll be at the Four Seasons in Palm Beach where you’ll hear from Chip, colleagues, and me on how best to ascend to Thought Leadership in your field of expertise and use your powers for the good of all! Click here to subscribe.

Six Figures to Seven (627)

One of my most popular offerings of all time, this is only the fourth one and third in the U.S. In two days master the skills and behaviors needed to move into seven figures (or whatever bandwidth you need for your ideal lifestyle and contributions). You’ll have plenty of “air time” with a small group. Three seats remain. Click here to subscribe.

Critical Thinking Skills

Join me in Dallas for a full day on the critical thinking skills I’ve developed to move fast, resolve complex issues, and make highly accurate decisions personally and with clients. You’ll feel much more powerful as you leave this never-before-offered program. Click here to subscribe.

Million Dollar Consulting® Convention in Sydney

The first time I’ve done this outside of the US, join speakers from five countries and participants from over a dozen to engage in the best practices globally to grow your practice. There are current discounts, and permanent discounts for Australia and New Zealand residents. Over a third of the seats are already taken. Learn more in 2.5 days than you have in the past 2.5 years. Click here to subscribe.


Written by

Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author of over 60 books. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients from over 500 leading organizations around the world.

Post a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.