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Creating Your Future With Strategic Questions Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 182

june29-2016

This week’s reflection point: What are the best strategic questions you ask yourself and your clients in order to create a successful future? The right strategic questions hold the power to paint, craft, and navigate your remarkable future. While tactical questions answer the how, who, and the when, strategic questions are the ones that answer the why, where, and what. Here are my favorites: Why …

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Bring Out The Champion In You Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 181

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This week’s reflection point: What a week it has been as we Clevelanders celebrate the great championship win of our team, the Cavaliers! This city has been transformed; new energy, excitement and pride. There are so many lessons to be gleaned from this accomplishment and apply them from this remarkable comeback. Here is my list: Dream big and execute your plan Believe in yourself Keep …

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What Are You Remarkable At? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 180

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This week’s reflection point: I am a strong believer in eliminating or minimizing our weaknesses but I especially believe in enhancing and building on our strengths. There is no better way to recognize our strengths than by simply examining what we are remarkable at. As I was reflecting on the most profound attributes that have made our clients and us remarkable, here is what comes …

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Is Your Content Categorized? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 179

june8-2016

This week’s reflection point: You’ve probably heard me say that powerful content creation is one of the key distinguishing attributes of great thought leaders and leading organizations. Whether you use programs such as Evernote or Trello to store your ideas, organizing the content is critical in order to achieve successful results. It all starts with the formulation of the proper categories. Here are the categories …

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Not All Prospective Clients Are Created Equal Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 178

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This week’s reflection point: I’ve been fortunate over the years, to work with many prospective clients and I confess that some are a pleasure to work with while others a bit challenging. Obviously, the ones that are great to work with often become the most rewarding and outstanding clients. There are several warning signs that a prospective client may be challenging such as: argumentative, inflexible, …

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