I want to share something with you. [me] Hi. My name is Linda, and I’m a procrastinator. [you] Hi Linda. My favorite way to procrastinate is through planning and analyzing. I’m exceptionally skilled at creating complex spreadsheets. In my prior role, my ability to master complex spreadsheets was legendary. My ability to develop prioritization criteria […]
How to work
It’s been almost a decade since I wrote the following post and, not surprisingly, it continues to be relevant. What I hear most from readers: how deceptive this simple approach appears. What I realized over the years: the approach is simple; the work is challenging. And because of this, it’s time to revisit inside Ben […]
Every day I listen carefully to one-on-one professional conversations, looking for someone’s compelling story. A story that will help them share their ideas with the world. In the past few weeks, I’ve noticed several conversations included suffering, and it concerned me. Scott is a freelance consultant who recently experienced the loss of a loved one. […]
Are you on track to reach your goals this year? Caution: past performance may not predict future success. Avoid failure with this one trick.
You can watch hours of video on how to nail that interview, but no one can go to the meeting for you. You can ask a consultant to develop a strategic plan for your business, but I can’t turn that plan into reality for you. You can hire a coach to help you become a […]