Loyalty Departments Are Garbage

Loyalty Departments Are Garbage

Recently I was delivering a couple of master classes at the Starting Point Entrepreneurship Conference at Saint Mary’s University. I taught two classes, one on meetings and one on team development and at one point during my second class, one of the participants piped up and said, “you really hate businesses, don’t you?”

I mean…hate is a strong word.

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And Eventually The World Will Change…

And Eventually The World Will Change…

I like hip hop. I’m an overweight middle-aged white dude so I’m basically the target market, at least according to Apple Music. And being that I’m an overweight middle-aged white dude, two of my favorite rappers are Eminem and Macklemore. I get it. I’m a walking cliché.

But there’s a particular Macklemore lyrics that I really love. It’s everything I believe in when it comes to community and workmanship.

“Don’t try to change the world, find something that you love and do it every day.
Do that for the rest of your life and eventually the world will change.”

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The Rhythm of Choices

The Rhythm of Choices

This is going to start out pretty personal. From time to time, not all the time, but occasionally, I am crippled with anxiety. Now when I say crippled, I don’t mean “sometimes feel great.” I mean that sometimes I’m unable to move, unable to breathe and unable to think. Let me tell you about the time that I sat down in a grocery store thanks to choices.

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