5 Quick(ish) Thoughts On Luck, Survival, and Success

5 Quick(ish) Thoughts On Luck, Survival, and Success

Behold! Some useful and provocative business musings to make your life and business better. ************************ Beware Of Advice From Successful, Lucky Idiots A strong operator can handle a crappy market. An amazing market can prop up a sloppy operator. The right...
Consistently Excellent: 5 Keys to Train Your Team on Systems Mastery

Consistently Excellent: 5 Keys to Train Your Team on Systems Mastery

Any leader knows the only way to succeed in business is through creating systems. Good systems provide clearly documented procedures for how business is conducted. This leads to consistency for the experience of clients and customers, and a team of people who have a...
From New Hire To Superstar: The Principles of Effective Onboarding

From New Hire To Superstar: The Principles of Effective Onboarding

Teamwork! Makes the dream work! Unless you screw up onboarding. In which case… Teamwork! Makes your business unravel, enrages your clients, and sends you to bankruptcy court! Ok, that may be a bit extreme. But it’s fair to say that if you don’t have a system to...
All Models Are Wrong, Some Are Useful

All Models Are Wrong, Some Are Useful

  All models are wrong but some are useful. I’ve used this phrase a million times when talking about business models because it sounds super smart. But I wasn’t sure where it came from. So so I did a little digging. Turns out, this axiom was made popular by...