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Become a Time Warrior

Become A Time Warrior

How often are you thinking about the concept of Time in what you do? Sure, you know what time the office opens. There is a scheduled call with a customer at 10:00. If you are really good about time, you might know how long it takes to expose…
Daily Habits Foster Momentum

Daily Habits Foster Momentum

Let's talk about the concept of momentum for a minute. If we look up the word in the dictionary we'll find: PHYSICS The quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity.The impetus gained by a moving object."The…

25 Guiding Principles for an Apparel Decorator

In the last two weeks, I've probably talked to two hundred shop owners or more. Between Shirt Lab Atlanta and ISS Ft. Worth (where I taught eight classes over a three-day span), I've been just a tad busy. During that time I've chatted with…
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…
Inaction

Inaction: Complications of Newton's Third Law

Newton's Third Law states: "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." You may have learned that in high school science class. In the decorated apparel industry, we have our own physics law too. Have you heard or seen this? "For…
Performance Numbers Impact Future Predictions - Marshall Atkinson

Performance Numbers Impact Future Predictions

Let me start this article off by stating right away we will be looking at numbers. Performance numbers to be exact. For most people, it's a snooze fest. Numbers? Bore-Ring. Data isn't as sexy as discussing shirt styles, artwork,…