As a business leader we often hear the phrase, "you need to work on your business not in your business.”
I tried meditation for the first time, and I found it to be very rewarding, surprisingly challenging, and quite energizing. Now, I am making daily meditation a part of my normal routine, and apparently, I’m not alone.
Communication on a personal level can be just as difficult to excel as communication on an organizational level. Funneling the static mess of thoughts in your head through multiple filters, aiming for a succinct meaningful message and the right body language, all while trying to make it pitch perfect can be like aiming for a moving dartboard...blind folded. For some time, I’d become frustrated at how exhausting it was for me.
As a business consultant, my work involves helping businesses assess and solve problems, to put it simply. Broadly speaking, I find effective solutions for them to redefine their status quo. To do this successfully, consultants have their unique set of tools to challenge and guide businesses. These include steering businesses to be introspective in order to perform an accurate current state assessment, to gain focus and continually refocus on a vision, and to implement incremental, strategic changes in order to break the bad habits that are preventing them from reaching their goals.