Very few B2B professionals that I’ve worked with have owned a business. It matters in that this inexperience may truncate an understanding of the volatility inherent in small business. As Phil Knight wrote, “For an entrepreneur every day is a crisis.” That’s an important thing to keep in mind. It should change the way youContinue reading “Empathy, Listening, and the Small Business Roller Coaster.”
The apotheosis of burger meals. The double double with fries and a medium drink. Costs you about seven bucks. Simple ingredients, simple philosophy: Great food + great people = Great results (total sales in 2016 estimated between 640mm and 700mm). This year In-n-Out Burger was rated the 4th best place to work in 2018. OnlyContinue reading “In-N-Out Burger Beats Google (and nearly everyone else)”
I was thinking about Badassery. Who’s the biggest bad ass I can think of? Bruce Lee? Obi Wan Kenobi? Everyone in KISS? The list can get pretty long and I guess the reason I was even thinking about it was out of pure fascination with people who live in Full Awesome all the time. AndContinue reading “The Ordinary Badass…”
Paula Deen and my experience with racial stereotypes in the HVAC industry.