Lead, Follow, Or…Do Something Else

Lead, Follow, Or…Do Something Else

I think that a large number of businesses succeed or fail based on leadership. Sure, you have to have a good product and a market strategy but I think that too many businesses underestimate the value of great leadership. Managers are rarely chosen based on their...
Find The Next Thing To Do and Do It

Find The Next Thing To Do and Do It

Most of us have too much shit to do. Right? While there are a lot of advantages to running your own business and being your own boss, always knowing what to do next is not one of them. I remember working for people. It was great. “Here are your tasks. Rinse. Repeat.”...
Hold The Door

Hold The Door

Recently, a marketing company decided to see how many people say thank you when someone holds a door open for them. They hunkered down at a number of coffee shops, malls and other places with a lot of foot traffic, and most importantly doors, and started counting....
We’re All Lazy Bums and The Internet is The Worst

We’re All Lazy Bums and The Internet is The Worst

I always thought the Internet would look a lot better than it does. I mean, I thought we’d have jetpacks and transporters so maybe I’m not the most reliable person to be basing your vision of the future on. But I always thought the Internet would look a lot better...
Podcast Atlantic

Podcast Atlantic

This week on Riding in Cars with Cats, I got to have a nice chat with Michael Boyd, the brain behind Podcast Atlantic. We chatted about why he came up with the idea, how he’s using his decades of experience in storytelling to help people share their stories....