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Find Your Competitive Advantage – The Strategy Mindset 2.0 – Dr. Chuck Bamford

In Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Strategy, Business Success, change, Competitive Advantage, Competitive Business, entrepreneur, Growing Your Business, Non-Profit strategy, Perfect Customer, Podcast, Strategy, SWOT Myth, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

When it comes to business strategy  we are often confused.  We have a tendency to believe in myths like “Our brand is our strategy” or “Our people are our strategy” or “we do SWOT analysis”, but none of those are really a strategy much less a competitive advantage.  Sometimes we jump ahead when it comes to our strategy and we …

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How Your Business Can Compete in a Digital Age – The Relationship Economy – John DiJulius

In Business Culture, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Relationships, Business Success, change, Competing, competition, Competitive Business, Customer Relationships, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Podcast, sales, sales success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Technology, social media, phone apps, Alexa, Siri, Go Google, Artificial Intelligence, there is so much coming at us.  When it comes to our business…what do we do?  Which one or ones do we choose?  If any? What is going to give our business the competitive edge?  How much is going to cost?  What can I afford?  What is really going …

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SMART Goals – Start Finishing: How to Go From Idea to Done – Charlie Gilkey

In behavior change, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Business Success, change, Decision Making, Finishing, Goal Setting, Goals, Growth, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay Izso1 Comment

It is that time of year again.  Hopefully you are thinking about your goals.  Many people wait until the first of the year.  We shouldn’t.   We all know or at least should know what we did the previous year in terms of our goals.  We know were we succeeded and we know where we failed.  Chances are if you are …

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Avoid Disasters in Business and Life – Never Go with Your Gut – Gleb Tsipursky

In behavior change, Better Leadership, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Problems, Business Psychology, Coaching, Decision Making, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Life Decisions, Podcast, Psychology, Psychology and Business, Self-Diagnosis, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We like to think of ourselves as being pretty smart.  We like to think that we make really good decisions.  We like to think especially in business environments that we use our logical side of our brain more so than the inner emotional brain.  However what the research tells us…we really do not know ourselves as well as we think …

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Principles for a Better Life and Business – Good T.A.L.K. Great Sales – Robert Paolini

In behavior change, Business Help, Business Improvement, Business Success, Career Help, communication, core values, Goal Setting, Life Change, Podcast, sales success, self help, self-improvement, Serving People, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

So often as sales or business professionals we want some slick silver bullet strategy that will increase our business.  Somehow our mind has convinced us that there must be some magical secret that somehow we missed to getting more sales.  However, the reality is there are no silver bullets and there is really no such thing as “magic”.  The fact …

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Take Command of Your Life, Conquer Obstacles, Make Effective Decisions – The Power of Agency – Dr. Paul Napper

In Agency, behavior change, change, Decision Making, Discovering Your Purpose, Finding Your Passion, Growth, Healthy Living, Leadership Growth, life challenges, Life Decisions, Life Help, Life Skills, Podcast, Psychology, purpose, self help, Self-Diagnosis, self-improvement, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We are bombarded with so much stimuli.  It is no wonder according to the the Word Health Organization that the United States is the considered to be the most anxious country in the world.  But regardless of where you live in the world you too are being taxed with more digital information.  You are asked to do more.  There are …

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Alexa is Stealing Your Job – The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Your Future – Rhonda Scharf

In AI, Alexa, Artificial Intelligence, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Alexa, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are the latest evolution of technology inhabiting our world.  You may be one of those who is a skeptic.  You may say something like “AI is not going to affect my job, my business or my career, because we have nothing to do with it”.  Of course they said that about the internet in the …

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Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done – Charlie Gilkey

In Finishing, Goal Setting, Growth, Podcast, Project Completion, Project Goals, Time Management, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

So often getting started is easier than finishing.  And then there are times when we get stuck because we started to many things or cannot get them out of our head.  We all have said something to the effect of…”I have all these ideas in my head, but I can’t get them out” or “I have so many things I …

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Create Your Success: Decide Your Future – Cie Allman-Scott Ph.D.

In Business Decisions, Career Decisions, Decision Making, Inspiration, Life Decisions, Motivation, Podcast, Problem Solving, Psychology, Success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We live in a world today that makes it easy to blame others for our success or lack of success.  Most people want to believe that somehow those with great success have been given a break, or they have been born into privilege and that is the reason why they are successful.  However, the facts are that the overwhelming percentage …

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Understandng and Unleashing The Passion, Purpose, and Performance of the Younger Generations – Answering Why – Mark Perna

In Generations, Milennials, Podcast, Uncategorized, Working with Young People, Younger Generation, Younger Gerneration by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

When it comes to the younger generations depending on your age and what you do, you have an opinion.  Most of the time those opinions are not very favorable toward our young people.  Somehow so many of us can act like the previous generations were so much better, that their work ethic was so superior, that they were more loyal, …