Apply a different kind of capital…

I’m re-reading the book, “So Good They Can’t Ignore You” by Cal Newport. It’s actually a big part of my story because I completely changed industries over the last couple of years…and this is how I approached it.  The premise is that success is built upon skill, and that your enjoyment builds from that. He […]

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“I’m overthinking this…”

…can we jump on a call”. I got this text a few weeks ago from a good friend…and yes he’s a client too. He had just spent a couple of weeks promoting his most recent product. (Which is killer, but not the point!) Like most of our conversations, we immediately dove into getting results for […]

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“Simple can be harder than complex”

This quote from the illustrious Steve Jobs highlights an easy trap. Easy is a lot harder than complex.  It’s actually very easy to add a bunch of fancy automation to a system, but this crazy machine that (on paper) makes it look like it’ll take care of your business for you…quickly becomes much more work […]

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Screaming in frustration (and hearing laughter back)

It was supposed to be a 5 minute job. We all have the “honey do” list.  Sometimes these are big projects, other times they’re small little things that can be knocked out quickly. For me, there’s very little that I worry about tackling… But then there’s plumbing.  “It’s a simple fix” is something that other […]

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Broken, smashed, and discarded…

Cut down day… Yesterday the dreams of 1,376 professionals were wiped out. For most people like us, the NFL isn’t a focus (even though it’s still fun to watch) What about those people who’ve spent their entire lives dedicated to their craft? In business, we often talk about the 1%.  If you’re in the 1%, […]

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