Monthly Archives: April 2004

All Trees And No Forest

I have a confession to make — I’m not here right now. Sure, my newsletter has just arrived in your mailbox, but thanks to the miracle of technology, it’s all happening without my actually being in the office. But wait, it gets better. Not only am I out of the office, I’m not even working today. I decided yesterday to take this sunny, 80 degree day off and spend it wandering around downtown Boston. So if it’s 10:15AM as you […] Click to read more…

 

A Change Might (Not) Do You Good

One of the many jobs assigned to me around the house is the making of the kids’ sandwiches every morning before school. I don’t mind doing it, and in fact when stood alongside the much longer list of things I am responsible for fixing, moving, painting, building, cleaning and killing, this small task is one of my favorites. When it comes to preparing lunch for my two youngest children (Emily 8, Jonathan 4), a short discussion is always required. “Do […] Click to read more…

 

Is Your Networking Notworking?

A few years ago, having just set out as an E-Newsletter consultant, I got together for dinner with my old friend Jack. At the time, Jack had been an independent consultant for about ten years, and I knew he’d have a good perspective on what worked and what didn’t in launching a business. I learned a lot over dinner, and by the time we ordered coffee I was feeling pretty energized about my business vision and my prospects for success. […] Click to read more…