Well, the groundhog didn’t see his shadow so maybe spring will be early this year. Fingers crossed! In the meantime, this week’s What’s Hot Wednesday briefing for business owners shares learnings that often come late in life (a.k.a. “wisdom”), tips for increasing productivity by putting a real number to your time, and why complaining is bad for business and how to make it right.

  • Everyone has an agenda, accept it – and 6 other wise lessons from Nicolas Cole (first published in Inc.) via Business Insider: http://ow.ly/1ySN30nzOnb
  • Time is money, right? Well if you can remember that throughout the course of each day, you might find yourself making better decisions on how to invest, rather than spend, your time. Here’s more from Anthony Moore on Medium: http://ow.ly/TWx130nzH7x
  • We’ve all heard about the science behind the power of positive thinking. Well, what about the power of negative thinking? What happens to your brain when you complain, and how can you flip it? Travis Bradberry helps us retrain our brains in this Entreprenuer.com piece: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/281734

Please let me know what you think about these insights for better leadership and remember to schedule an Owlthena session if you need a little time and space for your business brain to talk out a problem or opportunity!