There Should Be a Way To….

There Should Be a Way To….

Multiple times this week, I’ve heard this phrase, “there should be a way to….” insert task. Some of these are reasonable, for example, “email everyone at your internal domain.” Others, less so, such as, “bill in a way that is clearly not in compliance with Read More

That Gifting Time of Year

That Gifting Time of Year

I worked for a while at a consulting firm that got the best gifts. There was the group that sent us ice cream each year, several unique flavors from a local (to them) shop. That always came in via special delivery driver, so we knew Read More

There’s Too Much Chaos to Work

There’s Too Much Chaos to Work

Summer break…long, lazy days and warm nights on the porch. Things for years that I anticipated with much relish, even as an adult, knowing that students would not be crowding the streets and everything would be open a little later to accommodate the longer daylight Read More

The Forest and the Trees

The Forest and the Trees

The most successful businesses that I work with all have some kind of planning process they follow. Something that forces them to articulate a clear long-term vision, the yearly and quarterly steps along that road, and the next actions needed to get them there. The Read More