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Don't Trust Your Process

Don't Trust Your Process

Let's talk about processes. First of all, do you have them? I mean, REALLY have them? I don't want to sound like I don't believe you, but I have to come clean here...I keep bumping into shops that SAY they have processes. But after a…
Busy

Busy

"We are so busy!" I keep hearing the same thing from nearly everyone I'm speaking with these days. And while it is fantastic to ride the lightning and feel the impact a big influx of orders can bring to your business, there is a downside…
Top 5 Things Restricting Your Workflow

Top 5 Things Restricting Your Workflow

Let's talk about workflow. I want you to picture in your mind a simple garden hose. It is about fifty feet long. Green. Coiled up on the side of your house or building. It is attached to the structure at the spigot. When you turn…
1000 Miles An Hour With Your Hair On Fire

1,000 Miles Per Hour With Your Hair on Fire

I've often described being insanely busy as "1,000 miles per hour with your hair on fire." Can you relate? For many businesses, getting sales flowing again after the pandemic was an obsession. In many shops today, tidal waves of orders are…
Professionals Use Professional Tools

Professionals Use Professional Tools

"Professionals use professional tools." There...I said it. Have you ever had a small pebble or a rock in your shoe? You know, something that really bothers you. It's not the end of the world, but it keeps dinging you and hanging around.…
Why is it so expensive?

Why Is It So Expensive?

"Why is it so expensive?" You've probably have viewed a version of the following post somewhere in the past year or so. My Shirt Lab partner, Tom Rauen, sent me this earlier this week with the suggestion that I alter it for our industry. What…