In the last year, what is the smallest change you have made that has had the biggest positive result?
I like this question because, universally, every one of us had to make some changes last year. Determining which small change, even the very smallest, made the most impact was the challenge for our responders this month. From developing a mantra (in a business setting!), to developing an ability to judiciously say no, to a […]
If your home was on fire and you only had time to grab 3 things, what would they be?
When was the last time you considered this anguishing question? One responder mentioned being grateful for this exercise, because if this scenario plays out, she now has a plan. Another responder has first-hand experience with this awful-to-imagine situation. In this section, adopted from the familiar “Heard on the Street” format, we offer our responders a […]
What do you wish you had more time to do?
As it sometimes happens, I pose questions which I don’t have a ready answer for myself. And, as usual, once our colleagues begin to send their answers, the ideas come streaming in or I find myself relating closely with a few that help me focus on my own priorities. Since we all have exactly the […]
What’s the most important risk you took and why?
In my experience, businesspeople tend to be risk takers. Not all the replies below have to do with business but the idea of getting near the edge of the cliff and taking a leap of faith is inherent in each of this month’s responses. What does it take for you to move outside your comfort […]
If you weren’t already in this business, would you enter it today?
Has the headline question crossed your mind? The industry colleagues listed below took the challenge and replied with their thoughtful and honest answers. We are all in this propane space on one level or another, working toward a future that holds promise, sustainability, and profitability. We recognize the challenges and reap the benefits of the […]