In this video, Jim Meaney, owner of Cansolair Inc. displays how he converts pop cans into a powerful solar heating panel which he calls – “A lifetime supply of free heat”.
Over the years, I have always tried to surround myself with people who have strengths in areas that I do not. It became clear to me that there were three very important aspects essential to moving forward and getting the most out of the people I worked with.
The internet never ceases to amaze me. In my search for some information on making wind chimes, bamboo organs and aeolian harps, I happened upon what I can only call, a delightful delight! A clarinet made from a carrot by a certain Linsey Pollak.
At some point you may find yourself in a situation where you have to speak in public. What to do? Authors Dan L. Hays, Lorne Daniel and I present a few ideas that will be helpful to you on such a day.
E-mails should not be treated as a tweet or a text message. They should be written with care and attention. They don’t need to be missives but they should always contain a salutation and a valediction (adieu).
Never ask people to do things that they are uncomfortable with or unsuited for, like speaking in public. Rather, encourage and empower them to excel at the things that they are best suited for. You can’t build someone up by ripping them down.
For many people, it’s not easy finding a job these days. Whether you are looking for a job, employed by a company that needs more work, or the owner of a company that needs more business, the concepts presented here can help you get there.
You can’t expect management to solve all of the problems. Then again, if you are the manager, you can’t expect your people to solve them all either. Solutions come from teamwork, a good attitude and an empowered staff.
On February 1, 2010, we launched Life As A Human. Today, two years later, we celebrate our second birthday. It’s been an amazing journey so far and I just wanted to take a few minutes to describe where we are at and express my thanks to many.
No matter how great a company’s products or services might be, ultimately, it’s people that make the difference. This, is the key differentiator. Those that understand and embrace this will always rise above the rest of the crowd.