Go Have a Look

Go Have a Look

When you come in out of the rain, you don’t stay inside forever. You check to see if conditions have changed and when it stops raining, you go outside again. Far too often we don’t do the same in business. We make a business decision based on conditions and then don’t...
Other Side of the Table

Other Side of the Table

While scrolling through my Facebook feed recently, I saw this post: I fail to see how anyone in their right mind would consider voting for [insert name here]. It’s beyond me. Unfortunately, that’s exactly the problem. And it applies to both sides. (Here is where some...
What I Must Do

What I Must Do

The field is level, the professional understands, only in heaven.~ Steven Pressfield, the War of Art Because I recognize the truth in this, I know what I must do. I must work 2x, 3x, 10x as hard as I have before. To stack the deck in my favor. To overcome the...
Email Can Wait

Email Can Wait

As a creature of habit, my morning routine establishes the course of my day. I wake up while everyone else is still asleep, so I have the house to myself. I make a cup of coffee, cook a bit of bacon, and then sit at the kitchen table to read from a book for thirty...
Everyone Is Dead

Everyone Is Dead

Comedian Bill Hicks was one-part comedian and one-part philosopher. His shows were not the one-joke-every-12-seconds rapid-fire pace that so many of today’s audiences are familiar with. He mixed his philosophy in with the punch lines. Here’s one bit that has stuck...