Feed the Eagles and Starve the Turkeys

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There’s one thing for certain in life or business, and that’s there are only so many hours in a day.  Many forces work against us constantly, tugging at our shirt sleeves for attention and time.  I’m often asked how I manage to get so…

Sometimes the Word “No” is Your Friend

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Quite often a lot of companies get into trouble by saying “Yes” to situations that they really should avoid.  It is harder to say “No”, as we’re wired to please, to accept a challenge, to “Get ‘Er Done”.  However, if you stop…

How to Improve the Biggest Variable in Your Company: People

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Your company’s biggest variable for success is your people.  Everything your company is known for is a direct result of their motivation, engagement, training, effort, and skill.  Chances are you have a good group that already works for…

12 Ways to Resolve Any T-shirt Shop Problem

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One thing is clear in running a t-shirt shop is that there will always be a problem handed to you.  Sometimes these challenges are something that you create.  Sometimes these challenges are something that’s handed to you by a customer, stinky…

Creating Art for T-shirts: Common Rookie Mistakes Defined

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Because you absolutely needed another list in your life, here’s one that focuses the most prevalent errors inexperienced folks run into when designing art for t-shirts.  Someone has to do the creative work, and if that someone is you –…

Don’t Be That Customer

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Let’s face it, if you’ve had any sort of longevity in business you’ve probably had your share of really great, and also really bad clients.  When we are sitting at our desk in the morning, with a fresh cup of coffee ready to face the…