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100 Things I Wish I Knew A Long Time Ago

100 Things I Wish I Knew A Long Time Ago

Here are the things that I wish I knew when I was younger. These aren't in any particular order. Hopefully, they bring you some value or fire up a discussion in your shop. Want to add to the list? Leave a comment below! The right…
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…
Man stuck leaning in a doorway.

Are You Stuck?

Are you stuck? It is natural to feel that you aren't making any progress as a shop owner. A common theme with entrepreneurs everywhere is exhaustion, as you are giving every ounce of energy you have trying to keep the train on the tracks.…
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…
I Said, "You Should Run Your Shop Like An Airport"

I said, "You should run your shop like an airport"

I said to him, "You should run your shop like an airport." Not in the "overpriced-cardboard food-afraid to touch anything way"...but in the aspect that some airports manage over 2,500 flights in and out a day. If you stop and think about…