Category: Business

29 Mar 2012

We all know that computers, printers, cars and cellphones do not need to be replaced nearly as often as the media would have us believe. The reality that we now have a word such as e-waste in our lexicon that didn’t exist some 15 or so years ago speaks volumes on how technology has become…

29 Dec 2011

A lot of hard work and long hours go into building one’s dreams. Books like the 4 hour work day and other spurious get rich quick business “opportunities” proclaim and would have us believe that all one needs is a good idea, some luck and some connections and we too will be living the Rich…

11 Nov 2010

Connie Deckert LPGA Teaching & Club Professional President Fore U Enterprises Connie Deckert is a serial entrepreneur and one of Canada’s few full- time members of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professionals (T&CP). Her current focus, as President of Fore U Enterprises, is to teach more people how to play better golf to better build…

25 Oct 2010

Fear is universal and it can prevent you from moving forward, from asking the question, from reaching out to another, and from taking the risk to try something new. Fear can suspend you in time and place. Fear.less is an on-line publication that shares stories of those who have challenged fear and consequently achieved unique…

19 Oct 2010

Ten ways to network more strategically Networking is always listed as one of, if not, the most important thing to do when building or looking to expand a business. As many know doing so effectively is more easily said than done. A great deal of time can be spent talking to people who don’t want…

11 Oct 2010

Imagine a vending machine that sees you coming and based on what it sees it offers you what it believes you will want. How does it know? Well because of the demographic information programmed into it. But, from a marketing perspective, its real beauty lies not in its programming but in the data that it…

23 Sep 2010

Ever since I first read about Habitat for Humanity builds in Time magazine in the 1980’s I have wanted to take part in one of their builds. Initially, it was because I loved the idea of building a house – I have a thing for tools. In more recent years, it was also because I…

04 Aug 2010

Over the years I have worked on and developed many project plans. In groups I often end up being the one who asks the questions that help us outline a strategy. It is something I do well, BUT, it is something that if you start with the ten easy steps listed below can be accomplished…

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