When is it Time to Change? 

When is it Time to Change? 

There’s an old saying the goes, “There is nothing constant in life but death and taxes.” What it’s trying to say is that pretty much every thing changes.   The thing is, in so much of life, it’s up to us to decide what to change and when. We get to choose. For people...
Fear Blocks Creativity 

Fear Blocks Creativity 

I was paralyzed.  It was the early 90s and the organization I worked for, Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) of Bonnyville had received a grant from the Office for the Prevention of Family Violence to create a puppet show, to be taken to area schools,...
Be Like Water Reprise

Be Like Water Reprise

This month, I’m rereading the book, “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Dr. Spencer Johnson. It’s got me thinking a lot about change and adaptability, so that is what I’m going to share with you through the month of June.  As I reflected, I was reminded of a blog post I wrote a...
 Put Your Best Foot Forward 

 Put Your Best Foot Forward 

Most of us fall into one of two categories: we either love, or we loathe, business networking events. I definitely fall into the former category, both because I am more the outgoing type and because it has been a highly valuable source of business growth for me....
Powerful Networking: Ask Good Questions! 

Powerful Networking: Ask Good Questions! 

This month in the On Point world, we’re talking all about the power of networking and how to use networking effectively to build a strong business. Last week, we talked about where to network, so now, let’s chat about how.  I have always found that the best networkers...
Finding the Right Networks

Finding the Right Networks

As you know, this month, we’re talking all about the power of networking. Last week, I shared the why of networking. So now, let’s talk about the where.   Set an Objective  Before you can know where to network, you must identify what it is you’re trying to accomplish....