The Bar Is (Hilariously) Low

The Bar Is (Hilariously) Low

Want to know how to succeed in business? Do the work that others are not willing to do, or simply just are not doing. My wife and I own a couple of properties. As such, we have different contractors for different things: Plumbing/Septic Electrical Lawn mowing Fence building Cleaning once per month Plumbing/Septic At our […]

3 Frameworks That Changed My Life

3 Frameworks That Changed My Life

Those of you who know me, know that I’m all about personal development. I work hard to improve myself, for my own good but also for the good of others. By working on myself, I’m a better husband, father, boss, friend, son, brother. In the last few years, starting with the pandemic where I wasn’t […]

“What if this was easy?”

“What if this was easy?”

I often get caught in the trap of thinking that anything worth doing “should” be hard. It’s a perfectionist tendency that I’m trying to unlearn. Because of this tendency, I am prone to over-complicating things. I feel like I need to add a lot of steps to a process or features to a product before […]

Unlimited resources

Unlimited resources

I recently listened to a great podcast episode from Brene Brown, that was published in September 2020, titled “Stretching and Chasing”. In that episode, expert Dr. Scott Sonenshein talks about two concepts that help explain a range of things in life and business. The two concepts are: Stretching – where you are being scrappy and […]

The slow lane – purposefully

The slow lane – purposefully

I do a lot of highway driving up and back from the mountains between our house in Denver and our house in the mountains where we spend most weekends and are spending summer 2022 as we try to slow down from the fast pace of city life. If you’ve ever been to Colorado and gone […]

Respond, Don’t React

Respond, Don’t React

I spend a lot of time on Twitter. I also have a hot temper. Those two do not go together like peanut butter and jelly. I’d more say they go together like oil and water. They are a bad combination and that’s gotten me into trouble more than a couple times. It’s hurt some of […]

BAMFAM: One of my favorite sales terms

BAMFAM: One of my favorite sales terms

Because I spend a lot of my time thinking and talking about sales (best) practices, I’ve come across a lot of monikers that are super useful. I also get a lot of questions about them, and sometimes I am amazed when a sales professional doesn’t know them. Today I want to tell you about one […]