Is What You Are Saying Being Heard?

Is What You Are Saying Being Heard?

Years ago, I had an employee come to my office to discuss getting a raise.  She was a really good employee, so the request was not a crazy one.  During the conversation, she told me that she had another job offer that would pay her an extra $1 per hour.  This was an...

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3 Things To Do Every Day

3 Things To Do Every Day

Since the beginning of this pandemic, there is one that has continued to show its ugly head...unreasonable anger.  As a culture, we seem in a constant state of anxiety, stress, frustration, and rage.  I wrote about this over a year ago here.  In that post, I talked...

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The Difference Between “I Would” and “I Will”

The Difference Between “I Would” and “I Will”

I have been called an optimist on more than one occasion.  It's true.  And while I don't believe anyone is just one thing (as I talk about here), I do tend to see problems as solvable.  As I have said before, I see challenges as they are.  I just believe I can impact...

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Playing The Infinite Game

Playing The Infinite Game

I learned a lesson in sales when I was VERY new to the game.  I had probably been selling for only a couple of months when I encountered my first problem order.  The details are not incredibly important.  But suffice it to say that my customer was not happy.  The...

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Sleep In 4 Good

Sleep In 4 Good

I slept in this morning...and I feel so much better.  I am sure you understand.  It was a long week at work filled with projects, stress, and road trips.  Like so many of us, I burned the candle at both ends, and by Friday night I was exhausted.  So getting just one...

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I Had A Dream

I Had A Dream

I had a dream last night that had me upset.  It was intense and it felt real...and I was having it right as I woke up.  The contents of the dream are not important, because well, it was a dream!  It wasn't real.  But I woke up this morning in a bad mood anyway. I was...

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Who Do You Call For Help In The Cancun Airport?

Who Do You Call For Help In The Cancun Airport?

This story begins in the Cancun airport.  Amy (my lovely bride) and I, were standing there frustrated, scared, and incredibly worried.  We had just ended a wonderful vacation and were trying to check our bags so we could head home.  But something had gone wrong. ...

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Make Hay While The Sun Shines

Make Hay While The Sun Shines

I woke up this morning to the sound of heavy rain outside my bedroom window.  It reminded me of the saying, "Make hay while the sun shines."  (I like the idea of farming when building a business...not hunting). For the last few months, business has been good.  The sun...

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2 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want to Grow

2 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want to Grow

We live in an amazing time if you want to learn.  (I talk about the difference between learning and education here).  There are so many tools and resources if you want to learn how to do something.  If you need to fix your plumbing or start an LLC or drain your...

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How To Start A Business in Coshocton County

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