Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! To the fathers who might be reading this, I encourage and hope that you are able to take this day to enjoy some time with your children, and also rest and recover. I know from firsthand experience that it can be hard to stay focused on growing and fostering your career while […]

Does the Process Matter? Or, More About Process vs Results.

After posting last week’s blog post, I realized I have more I want to say about effort versus results. Or more accurately, about process versus results. I heard a saying one time, it went along the lines of: “A sub-par team will produce sub-par results no matter what process is used. Conversely, a good team […]

Don’t Let the Little Things Accumulate

One of my first jobs was working at a pizza restaurant. There are many little tips and tricks you’ll learn over time at any job, and here’s an important one I learned when cooking pizza. As we would pull the pizza pans from the oven and transfer the pizza onto a cutting board, the pans […]

Be Productive By Not Being Productive

I’ll be honest, I had to force myself to write this blog post today. But I already skipped writing for almost two weeks, and I told myself that I could not have another sandwich today until I wrote and posted a blog post. And I have to learn to be disciplined and keep my promises […]

What Is Your Business Goal, and Why Does It Matter?

I heard about a personal chef the other day, who provides a prepared meal delivery service for a clientele. They had observed that their goal was not to grow their business and branch out, but instead to stay with their passion for artisanal cooking. When I heard this, it reminded me of the story in […]

How Do We Clone This Person?

In most places I’ve worked, there’s always those two or three people that are superstars, that seem to know everything and get everything done. As a result, those people also tend to be the most overworked. And at these places, it seems like management always makes the same joke, “We need to figure out how […]