Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

Stay In Tune Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 298

sept19-2018

It’s taken some time, but I finally brushed the dust off my classical guitar case and had my guitar spruced up and a microphone pick up installed. It’s not that I don’t play often, mostly for fun and to entertain my grandkids, but it’s been a long time since I’ve played professionally and worked with other musicians in tandem to create …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

We Remember Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 297

sept12-2018

Photo by: Chad Barr September 11, 2001. I had brought my entire team to Las Vegas for a leadership growth experience that concluded that fateful morning. We arrived at the airport only to learn the horror of tragic events that had transpired only moments before our arrival. The impact of that event changed the life of every American and surely citizen of the world that …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

Looking back, looking forward Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 296

sept5-2018

Photo by: Chad Barr This Sunday evening, we will usher in the Jewish New Year 5779. I will have the privilege of joining my wife in leading worship services, accompanying her on guitar. One of the highlights of this service is hearing the sounds of the shofar, the ram’s horn; 100 blasts in all! It is a time for us to be awakened by the …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

Is it time to take down your blog? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 295

aug29-2018

If you are posting valuable content to your blog and do so consistently, kudos to you, my sincere respect and appreciation as you may want to skip this article. Otherwise, I encourage you to continue reading. A few questions I would like to ask you: When was the last time you posted valuable content to your blog? How frequently do you do so? How many …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

Whom Do You Admire? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 293

aug15-2018

Photo by: Chad Barr I admire the courage of Golda Meir and Nelson Mandela, the brilliant mind of Peter Drucker, the design innovation and foresight of Gaudi, the creation of the new frontier and landscape by Steve Jobs, the painting of Van Gogh, the images captured by Ansel Adams, the financial success of Warren Buffett, the remarkable innovations of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, the …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

How Do You Paint Success? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 292

aug8-2018

Photo by: Chad Barr One of the most powerful questions I often ask myself and my clients is “how do you paint success?” in other words, if you were to fast forward into the future, what does success look like? This question is crucial in helping us identify and formulate our strategy and create and shape our future. So why is it that most don’t …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

Bit by Bit, Putting it Together Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 291

Untitled-1

I have repeatedly said that as thought leaders and experts in our fields, we should be quoting ourselves, and often. In January 2013, I committed to post weekly newsletters and over five years later, without missing a week, I’ve accomplished that including today’s, 291st posting. Last July 2017, I pledged to publish my daily quotes, five days a week, and I am proud to say …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

Whose support are you seeking? Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 290

july25-2018

Every day real life experiences never cease to provide fodder for my weekly newsletter thoughts. Our daughter and son-in-law have been fortunate to have found employment nearby in Columbus and arrived this week to begin unpacking and also discovering all the unexpected problems, small and large, that come along with owning an older home. The job of finding a reputable, reliable and competent tradespeople is …

Continue Reading >
Share to FaceBook Tweet It Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn

Content Success Framework Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 289

july18-2018

What’s the framework of an effective and powerful piece of content, such as a podcast, a video or even an article? Let me first share an example with you and then further clarify: “For several decades, I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the most successful entrepreneurs and organizations in the world. Yet, one of the key challenges they share with me that they …

Continue Reading >