Ideas Are Free

In many circles…ideas are free. Think: free speech friends gathering to help a friend family who pulls together to solve a problem or to simply rescue new parents from a colicky baby All of those things, the ideas and the Read More …

To Be Special

All in all, the summer – the days we live – do not have to be special to be perfect. They just have to be. Spent together. Labor Day is a day meant to rest, to take a break and Read More …

Take Time Off

Everyone and I mean everyone should be sure to take time off after busy and stressful times of the year as well as those events that are quite successful and long or short term accomplishments have been realized. No group Read More …

One Size Fits All

Just like we know that one size fits all isn’t a true statement; the same can be said for industries other than fashion. This shirt, for example, could look amazing on everyone…if everyone was created in the same shape and Read More …

Really Not Sure

Whenever you are really not sure, take a step back, reconsider and rethink your options. It is not too late to have a second thought. Do some more research, ask for input from others. (Maybe not about the election, and Read More …

Experience Varies

Companies, and owners of companies, who want to grow should have a team of people working with them whose experience varies. In no particular order, okay, maybe my least favorite can go first…finance, design, R&D – or maybe you call Read More …

Know Your Customers

There are so many great road warrior stories that could (and should) be shared. Some of my road side observations make me wonder: “What were they thinking?” or, even an incredulous: “Do you know your customers?” Maybe Miller Truck Leasing, Read More …

Moving On

When one of your clients tell you they will be moving on to manage “it” on their own, it can be both a proud and a sad moment. Having them admit to themselves and then telling you that they should Read More …

Lean On Me

When we work as a team, it is absolutely – without a question – ok to lean on me. I will be here for you when you need me, a sounding board, another opinion or another perspective. When you are Read More …

Firm But Flexible

Attended a really wonderful lecture today that I will remember for a while. I have read the author’s books before, but in person, Edward Tufte is much more engaging. One quote from him today really resonated with me. “Be firm, Read More …