“Permanent Beta”

In the April 2018 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine Reid Hoffman, Cofounder of LinkedIn, is quoted describing entrepreneurs as being in a state of permanent beta. His description in two words describes a person that never is always innovating, tweaking, searching, and never settled. Entrepreneurship is a funny thing that can be difficult to explain to … Continue reading “Permanent Beta”

Lessons Learned: 1987 VW Vanagon

  I am currently sitting in the back of my 1987 Vanagon as I wait for Lindsey to show up. I love working out of the vans, as you may have seen in a recent Instagram post. They are one of my happy places and have created so many great memories for our family. They … Continue reading Lessons Learned: 1987 VW Vanagon

Use Your Legs

I was playing basketball yesterday morning and at one point in the game I missed a couple shots in a row and made the comment “I have no legs.” That saying is a very common thing to hear in a pick-up game of basketball but what is uncommon is a response. This Junior in high … Continue reading Use Your Legs

Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

A month ago, I did a post about collaboration and Fawn Morgan, the owner of Office Help Center, responded with the quote “Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe” by one of her team members, Serena Grimes. I loved the quote and asked if I could steal it for a post. It would be easy to write … Continue reading Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

The Successful Interview

  Today a young man walked into my office filled out an application to be a laborer/carpenter assistant and asked if there was someone around he could talk to. I happened to be available, so I interviewed him on the spot. It was a good interview, more of a discussion than an interrogation with a … Continue reading The Successful Interview

Personality Test: Step 2

It has been a few weeks since I posted step one of my Personality Test process and I have made some ground. After some discussion and research, we decided on the DISC test, I also found a great book on using paperclips to figure out personality traits, but I will save that for another post. … Continue reading Personality Test: Step 2

Character: Super Bowl Edition

With the Super Bowl tomorrow there is a lot of talk about this dynasty that the Patriots have built and been able to sustain for over a decade. Their success can really only be compared to likes of John Wooden’s UCLA teams and Bill Russell’s NBA career. To a lesser degree Michael Jordan’s Bulls and … Continue reading Character: Super Bowl Edition