The best way to get the right answers is to ask the right questions. Makes sense, huh? The problem comes when the wrong questions appear to be the right ones. Confused yet? Read on — because it really comes down to asking one question right.
Do you find that it’s easier just to do something yourself rather than teaching someone else how to do it? The old proverb about teaching someone to fish may be true, but it’s pretty damn hard. Sure some people are born teachers, and teaching comes naturally to them. That’s also the case with people who… Continue reading Teaching Someone to Fish Ain’t Easy but It’s Worth the Effort
Ralph listened patiently as the guy asked his question. When he was finished, Ralph gave him an excellent answer (“wow, I never thought of that…”.) When the guy asked Ralph a follow-up, Ralph politely handed the gentleman his card. Then Ralph asked the guy to give him a call on Monday — after the weekend… Continue reading ‘Bout Free Milk and a Cow
Alan Watts rocks. So do Matt Stone and Trey Parker. When they combine forces to spread some Wisdom — the results demonstrate the power of visual storytelling.
It’s a familiar gesture. Head tipped to one side, ears up. Made famous by the RCA dog, it’s how the canine mind deals with the perplexing. But you’ve probably noticed humans sometimes do it too. It may accompany a “Huh…?” or the less polite “WTF…?” And if it happens when you describe your business, you… Continue reading Does Your Business Pass the Head-Tilt Test?