Buy Nice or Buy Twice

Buy Nice or Buy Twice

"Buy nice or buy twice".  Have you heard that axiom before? I've spent a lot of time with shop owners over the years, and one thing I've learned is that some are super cheap when it comes to outfitting their shop, but others always seem…
When is it time to automate?

When Is It Time to Automate?

"When is it time to automate?" Have you ever asked this question? I'm not talking about just with your screen-printing presses either. There are many different areas in your shop that moving to an automated process could be a huge benefit. In…
Discipline Starts with Me

Discipline Starts With Me

How is the level of your discipline when it comes to your work? What about your employees? The first step in learning to get more accomplished every day is realizing that you are accountable for your own actions. Don't like what's going…
Jedi Mind Tricks for the Decorated Apparel Industry

Jedi Mind Tricks for the Decorated Apparel Industry

Don't you wish you could pull off some "Jedi Mind Tricks" in your shop? "Sorry, but these are not the stupid-low-prices you were looking for. You will happily pay double." Believe it or not, you can deploy these in your shop with some…
That's Not A Box of Shirts

That's Not A Box of Shirts, That's A Box of Money

I've said it a million times probably, "That's not a box of shirts, that's a box of money." Yet, plenty of shops don't have a solid process for handling their receiving duties and that cascades down into poor inventory control too. When…
Everyone and Everything Needs a Number

Everyone And Everything Needs A Number

Everyone and everything needs a number. Not, however for identification purposes. Here's what I'm talking about. Specifics. Expectations. Goals. Dialing things in. Accountability. Getting to the ubiquitous "next level". All…