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Don't Be Upset

Don't Be Upset

Don't be upset about the results you didn't get from the work you didn't do. I'm serious. Let me explain. In the past several months I have been chatting more frequently with business owners that want better results. Here is a…
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…
The Magic of CBE: Career Best Effort

The Magic of CBE: Career Best Effort

Today I want to share an idea that I just bumped into...Career Best Effort or CBE for short. Lately, I've been working with methods of gathering, using, and visualizing production data to help shops make better decisions. That's the fun…
Thanks for the Sale

Thanks for the Sale!

Once upon a time, a t-shirt was sold. Along the way of that sale, there are some people behind the scenes who wanted to say thank you. The T-shirt's Birth Hank, a Dooly County Georgia cotton farmer, tended the land and grew the upland…
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…
Cooking with New Ingredients

Cooking With New Ingredients

Have you ever tried cooking with new ingredients? You know, the recipe calls for a list of items in exact measurements, but you can't resist the urge to throw in some honey and cayenne pepper. This is how chefs and home cooks all over the…