Have to -vs- Get to

How do you approach your daily tasks with a… “Have to” or a “Get to” Attitude? So often people approach their work with the wrong perspective. Sometimes the best way to get excited about opportunities in front of us is to change our internal dialogue. Do we “have to” make that next call or do…

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Things to Think About

I just read that the average Canadian is just $200 per month off not being able to pay their monthly bills. This is a really scary thought if a percentage of these Canadians don’t have ample savings to fall back on if they suffered a job loss. I wonder how the average Canadian company would…

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The Finer Things in Life

It’s pretty important for you to make your own list of what you consider to be “The Finer Things in Life” and then passionately go about setting your goals to make your list a reality. When my “official” working life started my initial list was all about having the flexibility to create my own income. The…

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Domisms

Get Excited about the little things, otherwise the BIG THINGS will never happen! A powerful question I asked myself around 20 years ago was this: What’s the thing I will remember most when I lay on my death bed? Will I remember all the work I did? Or… will I remember more the people I…

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Do More of What Works

Without stating the obvious let’s talk frankly about what works and what doesn’t when faced with a difficult challenge in your business or at your company, or better yet let’s do a quick What Doesn’t Work -vs – What does list… What Doesn’t Work    What Does So often we outgrow jobs and think we…

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The Power of “YES”

by Dominic Kotarski When you’re just starting out in business or starting a new business one of the most important things you can do is to set your mind towards “YES”. Either “YES!” I’m confident that our team can do this, or  “Yes, I know the perfect person  that specializes in that area, would it be helpful if…

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Inquisitive? Why?

What do you need to know to grow? What kinds of questions should I ask? If I could ask someone who could help me with all my current problems/challenges and issues who could give me honest, straight advice with no strings attached what would it be? If I could get the right advice that works…

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Why Social Rules?

Post by Dominic Kotarski. I had to Get Out from behind my screen and meet some real people to show me how to be more effective behind my screen. As it turns out, I had no clue what I was doing on social media. Thank goodness I was set somewhat straight by Vicki McLeod at Main Street…

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2 Little Words with Big Implications

Where you’re from says everything and nothing about you and your character. The two most important attributes you can develop over your lifetime are integrity and authenticity. I can remember when I was young thinking I didn’t belong in my town. I wanted so bad to experience different parts of the world and different cultures,…

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It’s all about (to) change

Change your life!

I’ve spent the last two weeks studying change management and reduction in force (RIF) or was it RIP? There are over 700 books written on this topic and countless theories. The way organizations manage change and people manage change are closely linked for obvious reasons. Most Managers are on a constant learning curve. They are…

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