Protecting the environment; it’s not what you think

This episode of the 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast has father and son hosts, David and Joshua Specht, crossing the generational divide to discuss the importance of creating a positive work environment.  The pair dive into how work environments affect morale and productivity, how to change your environment for the better, and even what that means in a post COVID-19 pandemic world. …

Pedestals are for statues, not people

The 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast talks about crawling down from the pedestal in this week’s episode. Your father and son hosts, David and Joshua Specht, give you tips on how to take your blinders off when it comes to admiring others.  Your generational lesson: Not putting people on a pedestal means you prioritize yourself, avoid feeling lied to if that person …

When bad things happen

Why do bad things happen to good people?  This week’s episode of the 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast sees hosts David and Joshua Specht explore why tragedy strikes and how to cope afterwards. The father and son duo don’t go as far as telling anyone how to feel when tragedy happens, but they ask you to take a second to look at …

You should not coast on Fridays

I saw the following post on Facebook… Friday is finally here!!!! Please whisk me away to the beach where the sun shines, the beer is cold, life is simple, the cabana boys are plentiful, and the weekends are endless. While I am as big a fan of Fridays and beaches as the next person (sans the part of about the …

While methods may change, principles don’t

The times, they are a-changin’ in this week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast. Father and son duo David and Joshua Specht share their thoughts on how technology has changed the business world. While it evolves almost daily, they dive into how the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the use of technology to conduct day-to-day business. Your generational lesson: Technological advances have changed core elements …

Some companies can make it despite the economy

“The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” Those words from Chicken Little seem to have taken on a life of their own in today’s economic climate. It seems no matter where you turn, there is one crisis after another. If we were to run our businesses based solely upon the news we see on the plethora of channels, websites …

Striking the balance between traditional and the latest trend

I had an editor that worked for me who was as “old school” as they came. He believed in such things as the “inverted pyramid,” concise leads, and newspapers are to be printed on paper, not posted online. At the time — the mid 1990’s — he had a lot of company in his assessments, especially when it came to the …

Curb your enthusiasm, bro.

What to do when you are frustrated by others’ reactions This week’s 2 Per-Specht-ives Podcast talks about frustration in growth and development. Father and son hosts David and Joshua Specht bring a generational perspective on the friction caused by making changes to improve your business or personal life, which generates frustration for you and/or the people around you. Your generational …