Even the Ripple man from time to time has to do a little peep check to determined if the people he's surrounding himself with are helping or hurting him. No one has time for negative people who drain all that is good from your soul. Maybe it's time you too took a stand and said no more sucky negative people in your life too.
A cult classic from the 80's Ferris Bueller actuall in large part is responsible for teaching me how to come out of my shell, embrace life and be a friend to all. Of course I'm still trying to figure out how to be as cool as him. Maybe change my name to Abe Froman since Ferris is taken.
If you don't understand that last line, you owe it to yourself to rent Ferris Bueller immediately. Or just watch this: http://youtu.be/7HNd3qz68Zw
Last year Steve discovered he made nearly $1 Million dollars worth of introductions. That'a lot of Ripples eh?
In this episode Steve talks about why it's fun and personally rewarding to track the outcomes of the connections you make. The simple process of connecting is great but when you make the right connections amongst the right people, often serious commerce may take place all thanks to you. New jobs, new sales, new business partnerships may be created simply because you know two or more people who should know one another.
This podcast episode was inspired by Steve's BLOG post on the same topic at the end of the year. Check that out here: http://ripplecentral.com/what-is-your-connection-worth/
In this episode, Steve Harper talks about the challenges and flexibilities of working from home and how to stay connected so that you aren't isolated and lonely in your bunny slippers.
Don't fall into the attention traps that will suck away your time and energy keeping you from your next raise or promotion.
"Designate a specific work area and leave that work there."
If you already or plan to work from home how should you deal with the problems of work life balance and isolation?