Sending Messages

There are 2 parts to messages, sending it and receiving it. When sending a message you need to remember that what was intended and what was said may not be the same, and neither may be what was received on the other end. Plus, just because you are ready to send a message doesn’t mean… Continue reading Sending Messages

Rework

I started reading again and recently finished Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. The book talks about how they built their company in a much different way than most other companies and by going against most of the conventional advice young entrepreneurs are given. Most of the advice given by the authors is… Continue reading Rework

7ish Days

The last 7ish days have been busy. I went to a funeral on Tuesday for the previously mentioned mother of an 8th grader at David’s gym. Wednesday we left for David’s wedding in Florida. Thursday, while in Florida I talked to a couple friend that will be opening their own gyms soon and gave them… Continue reading 7ish Days

Marvin Bower

┬áBusiness advice from Marvin Bower, McKinsey’s chief architect. Put the client’s interests first and separate yourself from the job. Be consistent yet open-minded. Center problem solving on the facts and on the front line. View problems and decisions in the context of the whole and in terms of the immediate actions to be taken. Inspire… Continue reading Marvin Bower