The success trap is the fourth trap that is encountered by the business owner. Earlier we shared the first three traps. The honeymoon trap and the “three feet from gold” trap both occur in the startup phase. The founder’s trap, (aka the entrepreneur trap) occurs during the growth phase and
Last year at this time I was at the beginning of a new stage of my career. After an unexpected layoff and the first time not being employeed in nearly a quarter-century, I found myself in an unfamiliar place. I had spent my entire career working in IT shops of
This is the third post regarding this topic. Using the 1 Corinthians model of “what’s important in life”, I’ve learned to apply those concepts to dealing with the fears that life brings us. Fear is closely related to worry. “Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center
In my last post I talked about the need to have faith to get through the challenges in life. Worries and fear are inevitable, but how we deal with them is entirely up to us. Using the 1 Corinthians 13 model, I am proposing an age-old solution for getting through
If leaders implementing change recognize these factors, they are far more likely to not only succeed, but have a highly motivated workforce behind them to make it happen.