What Happens Next?

What Happens Next?

In your company how often are you thinking about "What happens next?" Championing this one thought could significantly improve your efficiency, communication, teamwork, and best of all, profits. How? Let's explore the notion of "What…
The "Mother May I" Syndrome

The "Mother May I?" Syndrome

Have you heard about the "Mother May I?" Syndrome? Maybe not, but chances are that you have experienced this. The "Mother May I" Syndrome is when seemingly nobody on your staff can do anything without your approval or opinion. EVERYONE…
Problem solving starts with questions

Problem Solving Starts With Questions

In any business, there will always be problems to solve. Depending on who you are, a problem can be a gigantic headache to one person, and an incredible opportunity for another. I was speaking with a business leader the other day about the…
21 Things to be Excited About in 2021

21 Things To Be Excited About In 2021

I don't know about you, but I'm very optimistic for 2021. There is a lot to be excited about, and to prove it I've compiled an unranked list of twenty-one things that I think are going to make this year fantastic for the decorated apparel industry. Check…
Take Action! You can't lean on a shovel and dig a hole

Take Action! You Can't Lean On A Shovel and Pray for a Hole

I actually had an entirely different blog article to post today. But it almost seems irrelevant and inconsequential to post with what is going on in the United States. On Wednesday, I took a break from a morning spent coaching shops and…
What Happens Now? What to do when an Employee Gets COVID

What Happens Now? What To Do When An Employee Gets COVID

Late last week a shop owner sent me a text, "You available for a quick chat? An employee tested positive for COVID." Queue the dramatic freak out music. It is very easy to see multiple challenges ahead for this business in the near future.…