Management Tips

  Tips for F
Smart Ma


by Mark Breier

  • Learn from Time's 2001 Person of the Year
       New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani was lauded for steadfastness amidst chaos. Tips from his style: Admit short-term failures. Just give the facts. Say "I don't know." Show compassion. Project a vision of long, hard, but certain success.
  • Act Like a Leech
       Geniuses are leeches and absorb from the successes and failures around them. Look to combine old ideas in new ways, places, and combinations. - Henry Miller, Fast Company
  • Leverage the Senior Boom
       As we move past 2001, we move closer to the projected 70 million US senior citizens (over 1 in 4 people!) by 2030. Expect significant impact on medical resources, politics, and retirement benefits. - Inc. Magazine
  • New Year's Resolution #1: Laugh More Often
       (Best Jokes in Holiday E-mails) "I arise in the morning, torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savor the world. That makes it very hard to plan the day." - E.B. White, author of Charlotte's Web)

   "You can't have everything. Where would you put it?"
- Steven Wright, Comic

   "Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a very good reason."
- Jerry Seinfeld, Comic