How to Make Virtual One-On-Ones More Proactive & Productive

Let’s jump in the way-back machine and go all the way back to December 2019. Lord knows that, back then, everything looked rosy. It was going to be a great year, right? Well, for some of us it’s been a great year, for others it hasn’t. But one of the things that has happened is…

Pull The Common Thread That Holds Us All Together

Our new dog, Layla, loves toys. As a matter of fact, we had about 25 toys left over from our last dog that we never donated or threw out. Now, we’ve recycled them. When I say recycled, I mean recycled. Our last dog (Buddy Guy) would never chew or destroy anything. Our new dog (Layla),…

How Marketing Should… Connect The Dots To More Sales?

I don’t know about you, but I like puzzles. No, I’m not talking about the jigsaw kind. Those things annoying me. They’re a lot of work. The kind of puzzles I like are puzzle games. I remember years ago getting my Sunday paper, opening up to the magazine, and doing the Jumble every single week.…

Don’t Get Bored Get Focus – Follow One Course Until Successful

This Message Is Brought To You By The Letters R & D I’m assuming at some point in your life you’ve seen an episode of Sesame Street. On Sesame Street, they have a segment called, “Today is brought to you by the letter,” and today this episode is being brought to you by the letter…

Embrace Disruption By Changing The Way You Think About Change!

Recently, we had a little bit of disruption here at the Basilico domicile. That’s got me thinking about how we can embrace disruption by changing the way we think about change. Broken & Fix It! A few months ago, our clothes dryer broke. It’s not like any of us love doing laundry, but, when your…

What’s Next? Stop Reinventing When You Can Easily Pivot?

What’s Next? I want to talk about “What’s Next?”, or  “Stop Reinventing When You Can Easily Pivot.” In preparation for my 500th podcast episode which is coming up 9/9/19, two things happened. Number one, I did a Facebook Live with somebody else who is actually having her 500th podcast on the same day. Her name…

There Is An Easy Button to Success, But Can You Afford It?

  One of the things in business that people are always looking for is an easier way to do things. The better way to do things. They’re always looking for something new, but what they really what most is an easy button. Well guess what? I have one sitting right on my desk, and here…

What Can You Do With Your LinkedIn Connections?

80% Failure Rate If you’re like a lot people, you’ve made New Year’s resolution. Well, it’s the first week of February, and I’m sorry to report but chances are about 80% of you have failed already. 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February. So the odds are against you, but…

The Big Lie That Limits Your Business Growth?

I want to talk about the big lie that limits your business growth. People are always looking for the magic bullet, the easy button, something simple that they could do that’s going to change the course of their business. The lie people tell themselves is, “If I could just….“. People ask themselves this question all…