3 Tips for Taking Feedback Like a Pro

3 Tips for Taking Feedback Like a Pro

We often focus on improving our ability as managers and leaders to give feedback, but we should also spend time becoming better at receiving feedback. Receiving feedback can be difficult for two main reasons: it is unexpected or it is emotionally triggering. In this...
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...
That Moment When You Question Everything: Is This My Midlife Crisis?

That Moment When You Question Everything: Is This My Midlife Crisis?

[Disclaimer: This is not a typical post for a business blog (maybe it should be?). So if you’re not ready for some raw, unfiltered emotion, this may not be the post for you.]   Right now, as I’m typing this, I am having a moment when I am questioning everything....
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...
What’s Cash Flow And Why Should You Give A Sh*t?

What’s Cash Flow And Why Should You Give A Sh*t?

You have heard the expression cash is king, right? Well, in business that couldn’t be more true. Let’s start with the basics.   What is cash flow?   Cash flow is the total amount of money being transferred into and out of your business on a...