web analytics

These Things I Know to be True

In an age of information overload, it is a relief to sit down and review your career and identify the pivotal moments in you learning. They come from experience, not the classroom.

1992 – The Purpose of a business

In my mid teens I found the concept of a business having a single core purpose – to make money – to be an eye-opening moment of clarity. Today, despite the popular notions of what a business should or shouldn’t be, I still believe that a business must focus on …

0 comments

2002 – Manage your brain

Become aware of your personal mindset and start adapting it to serve you, instead of control you. In 2002 I was helping an old friend start a service company, mentored by a nearby business owner. He loaned me an audiobook on productivity – I wish he or I could recall …

0 comments

2007 – Dump Bad Ideas Quickly

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2008 – Use Lean for Capacity, not Waste

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2009 – Find your Internal Customer

0 comments

2010 – Positional Power is Useless

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2011 – Defined Deliverables and Processes are Required

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2012 – Management IS a Series of Projects

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2013 – It’s Tough Everywhere

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2014 – Commit to an Improvement System

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2015 – Study things too complex for you, then simplify

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments

2016 – Leadership is Your Lid

I haven’t finished writing this page yet But check back often! This article will be part of a series on the top things I have learned about operating small-to-medium-sized businesses effectively. Here’s the 50-cent version of what I want to write about:

0 comments