Tony DeMeo


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Respect

When you don’t show respect to others it’s difficult for others to respect you. Furthermore, when you don’t show respect to others, you most likely don’t have much true respect for yourself. Just a thought. Have a great day! Lawrence



Communication

Change can be stressful.  When making a change it’s important that it usually comes with some stress but hopefully it pays off in the long run. The problem that is frequently made is a lack of communication with the people involved in the change.  If they don’t know the reasons for the change and don’t […]



Character

I read a great article on character yesterday and rather than trying to summarize it or outdo it, I’m just going to link to it. Opinion: Guys like Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell will never play for this Colts GM The article is in the sports section but in reality, it’s about life. Check it out […]



Teach a man to fish

WebBreez, 1383 Stone Rd, Charleston , WV 25314, USA Most of us are familiar with the old adage “Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime”. This adage sounds great but there are some qualifiers before you start the […]



Making a deal

When trying to make a deal with another group we frequently focus too much on wanting to make our point and not enough time on listening. When we don’t listen we end up making arguments that might not matter to the other side and not conceding things that you might be willing to concede but […]



Research

When you can’t find relevant facts, you have three options.  1) Make up the data.2) Go do something else.3) Do the research yourself to get the data.   Unfortunately, too many people choose options one or two when the thing that is really needed is to do option three. Research is where real data gets discovered.  Have […]



Resolving conflict

I was talking to a friend the other day and he explained that he had a simple way to resolve conflict at a previous job as an HR director.  His solution was quite simple.  He told both sides that if they can’t get the issue resolved, they would both be fired.  Knowing the starting point, […]



Start from where you are

“If only I had more money, I could get started” “If only I had the right partner I would start” “If only someone believed in my idea I would start” At some point you need to understand that you can only start from where you are. You can hope, you can wish, you can pray […]



True vision

Anyone can look back and see where you have been.  A true visionary can look forward and see where you are going.Lao Tzu wrote “To see things in the seed, that is genius”. Keep looking into the seeds to determine what is next and you might be shocked to see how prepared you become. Have […]



Distractions

We live in a world of information. If you have a question you can ask Google, Bing or various social media. You can look up information on wikipedia. You can ask Alexa. Go back 100 years and Albert Einstein didn’t have access to any of these resources. How did someone like Einstein figure out so […]