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Your Preparation Determines Your Outcome2022

Your Preparation Determines Your Outcome

They say, "Your preparation determines your outcome." This, by the way, is 100% accurate. Sustained victorious results happen when you put the work in on a continual basis. For example, let's look at baseball. In practice, the team…
Workflow Balance

Workflow Balance

How balanced is your shop with your processes? Are you on schedule? Do you have bottlenecks in your shop that you can't locate? Sometimes this can be a hidden problem, so let's shed some light on the subject. For example, let's talk about…
Desirable Difficulty: The Art of Leveling Up

Desirable Difficulty: The Art of Leveling Up

"Desirable Difficulty." This is a two-word term that recently entered my skull thanks to Seth Godin's new book, "The Practice: Shipping Creative Work." Are you familiar with this concept? Desirable difficulty is the on-purpose art of…
The Way We've Always Done It

The Way We've Always Done It

Do you feel that your shop sometimes is trapped in a rut? Sure, you have years of cranking out orders, but somehow things just aren't the way they should be? It's a nagging feeling really, and you can't quite put your finger on it. Take…