Sharing my work, v. 6–Reebok

Happy Friday, folks! This morning I attended an impressive talk by Dorie Clark, author of the 2017 Entrepreneurial You: wow, what a smartypants and so winning, too. A big thanks to J2H Consulting and all the members of NAWBO Cleveland for hosting such a great event. I’m continuing my hot takes on mission statements and taglines… Read More

Sharing my work, v. 4–Mission statements and mantras

Mission statements are essential. “Knowing why you’re doing what you’re doing (your mission), where you’re trying to go (your vision), and how you’re going to go about it (your values) are the glue that holds an organization together.” Variations on this theme appear on dozens of Dear-Abby-for-entrepreneur pages, and it’s certainly helpful to take stock… Read More

Good news / the matter of why and your mission

Hello, folks! I am delighted to report I’ve filed my taxes, and that I can return my full attention to my clients and their purposes. Such work led me to revisit Simon Sirek’s deservedly famous Ted Talk on starting with why. (There are shorter versions out there, if you don’t have a spare 20 minutes… Read More