I am so sick of it. Every businessperson I know is sick of it. Every taxpayer I know is sick of it. “It” is the political gridlock, posturing, cowardice, and selfishness which Congress has been exhibiting in supposedly trying to find a solution to the impending Fiscal Cliff.
This collective failure to find a compromise is costing the Country billions of dollars. Do they not realize this? Businesses will not hire or make investments in a climate of uncertainty. Government agencies and their contractors cannot plan for the future not knowing whether their programs will be funded. Investors will sit on the sidelines until they can quantify what their tax rates are. The economic recovery is stymied because overall confidence diminishes when things are uncertain.
Our elected representatives are certainly not looking out for Main Street, or Wall Street, or small business. What Congress needs…
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From Coach Judi
The Cirrus team and I have spent quite a bit of time together these last few weeks talking about all client projects coming to a close, new client projects in the new year, and our own plans to continue to establish Cirrus as the single point of contact for consulting and out-sourcing needs of the SMB. (I know. That was shameless.)
I decided to read back through a copy of Steve Job’s commencement address at Stanford University from 2005. As I was reading, the third story Steve told really struck me. Continue reading Why we should think about dying more often.