Like the plumber with leaky taps and the painter with peeling walls, I’m the writer who has sadly all but deserted my blog. But I’m taking a moment to interrupt this program of consistent neglect to acknowledge a milestone: The Big Speakeasy celebrated its 10 year anniversary last month! And I totally missed it ……
Everyone loves, a good quest, right? This is about my quest for a single word to guide me through the year. Something to help keep me focussed on my big picture goals, but making sure I’m still receptive and open to opportunities that might come up along the way.
Strategic planning means different things to different people. Are you a detailed planner, or more likely to hold a high level vision of strategic direction?
We’ve all heard the minimalist platitude ad nauseum – in so many contexts. This was just a pause for thought in the midst of turning some complex concepts into plain English.
In 2010, The Big Speakeasy was a personal and professional life saver. It was what really mattered to me. It kept me challenged, fulfilled and nurtured. My business has changed and evolved along the way – even over just 12 months – to match the ebbs and flows of life. Change in just one area has a domino-effect throughout.