Good Dads and Business

They say you have to be thick skinned to be in business. They say sometimes you have to forget about people and make “business decisions.” They say at some point you have to compromise with your dreams and be a realist.   All of that may be true. But I’ve found there’s more to the…

Shiny Object Syndrome

You open your email, scroll through your social feed, or take an unsuspecting call and BOOM, there it is: The digital marketing platform that will target your perfect customer! The productivity app that will make you a task-oriented superhero. The once-in-a-lifetime advertising package. The SEO genius who promises to fix everything wrong with your website. The…

If You’ll Just Let Them

Everyone has something to teach you if you’ll just let them. Who have you let teach you today? I learned from a server early this morning. While everyone else was just starting their day, she had clearly already hit her stride. She was proud of her job and got excited that it was our first…

How To Be Wave Proof

As business owners and as humans, we tend to become entitled to the status quo; What we’ve earned today we should be able to keep tomorrow, right? When it comes to the popularity of your business, I’m afraid I have bad news. Interest always has an expiration date. And no matter what business you are…