Hate To Fail, Love To Learn

Hate To Fail, Love To Learn

I make a lot of mistakes and sometimes I can be a bit of a dumdum. It happens to the best of us. I once thought you could grow pickles and I recently found out that there is caffeine in chocolate. I’ve put frozen waffles in the cupboard because “now they were open”...
Is It Monday Yet?

Is It Monday Yet?

For about a month, my son has been throwing incredibly powerful and intense temper tantrums. They’re totally unmanageable and you basically just have to ride out the day. Some days are good. Some days are bad. This summer, we had a particularly rough go of things...
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....