Here we stand at the Final Four of Baseball version 2018. When Willie Mays was traded from the Giants to the Mets in 1972, my enthusiasm for baseball declined and I became an A's fan. In 1994 with the baseball strike, I threw in the towel and said baseball is not for...
Recently, I was driving my car with two passengers under age 30. Although there was no audio conversation in the car, they had a conversation via text. To be private? Nope. To be efficient. I asked. If being efficient takes less time typing sending, reading and...
Life doesn’t come with a manual, so if my sharing is insightful for you – awesome. I’m not a counselor, but, I tend to figure out processes that allow me to learn as I go. Since my current circumstance carries a good deal of emotionally charged experiences right now, I’m in particularly uncharted territory.
We all post and comment at Facebook or Linkedin. We all write emails and send texts to each other. We all comment on blogs and websites. All those words. Words, words and more words. And wherever your words go, they are copied and stored and very likely will last...
I studied natural disasters in college at Cal. As a result, my awareness goes beyond the news cycle. For those that might ask, here is a way to look more closely at what it’s like when a firestorm disaster strikes.
Starting and finishing are critically important to getting things done. How well do you know which role comes most easily to you?
How good a job you have done making your processes simple for your people or your customers is determined not by how wonderful you think it looks from the inside. The quality of the simplicity is determined by the ease with which the user can get done what they need to get done for them to progress.
Making a great product is the minimum standard to be in business. Many founders and creators think that is the entire goal of the business. They are correct that this is the top priority. But,
At some point, for anyone with any capacity for self-awareness, one has to look at what is working and what needs work and come to a potential enlightenment – I got myself here.
All too often, what appears as a groove to you, is actually a rut where you are just showing up to do the same thing today that you did yesterday.