Value Gone Stale February 16, 2023 In recent survey results on the least desired Valentine’s Day gifts, one of the top choices was the classic heart-shaped box of chocolates. Over half of the respondents in this survey agreed that this gift represents a “cop-out.” Forty or fifty years ago, the heart-shaped box of chocolates was new and different. For many, the thrill of receiving such a box has waned over the years because they are so ubiquitous. And yet there…
Clients are not price sensitive. They are value sensitive.
“Generosity begins by trusting ourselves enough to know that we’re not actually drowning.”
So, if you’re a guest on a podcast, don’t worry. Your family and friends, your colleagues, and other listeners will think you sound fantastic because they’re hearing the voice they’re used to hearing.
Remember when the term “Merger Monday” was a thing during the last wave of corporate acquisitions?
Now it’s shifted to “Make Plans to Find a New Job Monday,” as it seems that every Monday there’s more news of layoffs. There are reports out this morning, for example, that Dell plans to cut 5% of its global workforce.
A vibrant and deep network is key to building a successful solo or small professional services practice. Most service providers agree with this statement. (Those who don’t may not be in business much longer.)
” . . . living generously is the idea that if I consistently focus on creating and delivering value for others and aiding them in their journey, then somehow, somewhere along the way, I will receive even more than I gave.”
I was honored to be invited as a guest on “The PowerVie Podcast,” hosted by David Hall of All Contractor Marketing. It’s the most wide-ranging interview, as a guest, I can remember doing, as we talked about leaving corporate, purpose-filled charitable work, podcasting, pricing, and much more.
“It’s not the content of what you say, because people don’t remember that. What sticks is the emotion and passion you convey.”
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