“Fried”

In the June 2018 issue of Men’s Health there is an article, “Fried” that is a great read. No, unfortunately not about fried food. It is about burnout at work. It talks about common things like unplugging from your phone and unfair compensation, but it also mentions less obvious ones like not having your job … Continue reading “Fried”

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“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