Daily Archives: January 2, 2011

2010 in review- My First Year of Blogging – Thanks Everyone who came to my coffee house!


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2010. That’s about 9 full 747s.

 

In 2010, there were 52 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 107 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 20mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 22nd with 106 views. The most popular post that day was HR folks just don’t get it and it’s getting old!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were linkedin.com, twitter.com, facebook.com, en.blog.wordpress.com, and healthfitnesstherapy.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for mind the gap, conference clipart, peter lanc, customer service slogans, and harvest pictures for children.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

HR folks just don’t get it and it’s getting old! November 2010
10 comments

2

From Chains to Spiritual Liberation – A Hero’s Story May 2010
11 comments

3

About Peter Lanc!! April 2010

4

The Seven Virtues of Performance Reviews July 2010
5 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

5

What is the real value of Business or Professional Conferences? November 2010

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Willing to take a risk in 2011? – Well, you won’t do it!


So many people make too many “wish lists” at this time of the year, and then break them in next to no time.

So what does that tell us about ourselves?  We fall back into the same old routines!!

What a waste of time and energy and why bother to even make a list?

Here is a message for all of us. We all know the saying “ If we always do what we have always done…” So…

This is the challenge!

  • Stop hiring traditional thinking people – you need those who think outside the box they will take your business to a level never dreamed of before.
  • Take a risk when you interview, its not about correct spelling and perfect resumes, its about great managing and leadership and creative talent.
  • Break the rules and get rid of the “red tape”, stay ethical and legal, and get rid of the roadblocks that stop people doing a great job.
  • Consider what the real business issues are, the people, and stop worrying about policies and procedures.
  • Take care of your people, I mean really take care of them, and do what you think is best for them not what others say you should do from a book of knowledge.
  • Engage people around you by helping them with their needs.
  • Get rid of the jargon and speak – really connect – with the folks around you.
  • Support and assist people with their performance and your business and motivation and customer stats will all improve!

Do all these things and you will be a great leader, manager, father, husband, friend, coach, but then, you always do what you have always done! So forget it!

Unless….

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