Hello Old Friend

Hello Old Friend

Recently I traveled to Irving Texas to do something that used to be a steady part of this industry, namely attending a trade show. This was the Graphics Pro Expo or GPX show for short. This trade show wasn't the biggest. It wasn't the…
Why Sustainability Matters

Why Sustainability Matters

Let's talk about sustainability. As you may have heard, Earth Day just happened. Did you notice? Maybe you got outside and picked up some trash, or did something to make your community better. If so, good for you. Thanks! But if you…
The Wrong Type of Mistakes

The Wrong Type of Mistakes

Did you know there are two types of mistakes? The right mistake, and the wrong mistake. What's the difference? How do you know? Well, this article is about shedding some light on the differences, so let's get to it. The Right Mistake First,…
How to Give Up Control

How to Give Up Control

Deep inside we are all control freaks. I know I am. Personally, I am very picky and like things handled a certain way. That's the ENTJ-Commander in me. "It's my way or the highway." Have you ever said that? Or my personal favorite…
Refrigerator Material

Refrigerator Material

Do you give out what I call "Refrigerator Material" to your employees? What's that you ask? Simple. It is something that you give your employees on a consistent basis to show that you care and appreciate them. I'm talking about "Thank…
I Said, "You Should Run Your Shop Like An Airport"

I said, "You should run your shop like an airport"

I said to him, "You should run your shop like an airport." Not in the "overpriced-cardboard food-afraid to touch anything way"...but in the aspect that some airports manage over 2,500 flights in and out a day. If you stop and think about…