My reflections from the past two weeks on lessons I learned (or re-learned) during a very hectic (and rewarding) work schedule. Here they are in all their tweet-ready glory:
Those who work the hardest (and the longest) end up with more opportunities.
Always under promise and over deliver.
A good team makes all the [...]
Everyone is busier than you are. Did that catch you off guard? When I interact with someone I do my best (and it doesn’t always happen) to think this (changing “you” to “I”). It helps to keep me from saying, “I’m so busy…”
Part of the reason is because I dislike the glorification of [...]
Small business owners sometimes choose not to receive money for their work. They might choose cookies, clothes, pedicures and even oil changes as payment. It’s known as bartering or the trading of services. Before I started my business, I participated in non-formal barter agreements to secure part-time freelance work. Others barter to get their business [...]
I love using up all of my energy each day and hitting the hay thoroughly exhausted. I’m talking about thoroughly and completely 100% brain-will-no-longer-function, tired. Where do I spend my valuable energy? Forming relationships and connecting good people with other good people. How do I do this? Through a combination of social and physical networks.
It’s no easy accomplishment to grow [...]