Man With a Plan (#64)

“Dad, can I buy Ed Sheeran’s latest album?” This was the question my 13-year-old daughter asked me, to which I replied, “Who buys albums anymore?” However, after listening to the full sixteen song album that…

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Wishing Happiness (#63)

“I just want my ___ (child, spouse, employee, etc.) to be happy” is something we often hear, but don’t often see demonstrated with equal conviction. In reality, these words tend to default to our own…

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Being Lucky (#59)

In an interview last week, I was asked how much I believed that “luck” played in to the success of our business over the years. It was a fair question. Sure, a lot of things…

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Carpe The Diem (#58)

Carpe diem is Latin for, “Seize the day.” It’s defined as, “To make the most of the present time and give little thought to the future.” I can’t think of a better way to describe…

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Standing Out (#57)

Ten to twenty times a week, I receive generic solicitation e-mails asking me if I am the best person to talk about IT services at my company (I’m not) or if I would be interested…

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Owning It (#56)

As a young boy, I vividly remember the feeling I had each inauguration day; it was a combination of excitement and nervousness. I was sure that a new President would “feel” different in some way…

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Hell Yeah or No (#55)

I’ve heard “You have to listen to the Derek Sivers/Tim Ferriss Podcast” from so many friends and colleagues that I’ve lost count. And they were right. I finally found the time to do so and…

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