Category Archive: NON FICTION

Aug 15

Lack of confidence?

  Lack of Confidence. This one often goes hand in hand with our previous issue. If you are told OFTEN enough, at a young enough age, that YOU HAVE FAILED, you will start to internalize that, and make it your own. DO NOT EVER let anyone label you with an ID that you don’t agree …

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Jul 30

IF FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION! – why is there even a check box for it on the firm of life? – continued…

Recently the CIO of a major corporation canceled a project that had been in the works for over 2 years. Hundreds if not thousands of man hours had been poured into this project, in the forms of testing, development and documentation. This CIO was approximately 5 levels AWAY from the folks doing the actual work. …

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Jul 15

Be careful what you wish for…

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “don’t ever meet you’re heroes you will be disappointed.” Well I actually started off on the right foot with that when I was much younger, I got to send an entire day escorting Pat Benatar around a banquet. I might have been disappointed had I actually been able to …

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Apr 29

…Well ALMOST any excuse…

We are developing a new series of ideas that I wanted to share with you. If you like what you see here find out more at: www.any-excuse.com My wife and I start work at about the same time every day, but my schedule is slightly less rigid than hers, so for the moment it’s my …

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Apr 23

…As we were saying!

See those numbers work if there are certain things that can be counted on as assets, and this business has none. The location is leased, the customer list is almost non existent, the owner recently got into a war of words in a popular social media site with a detractor, and has never collected phone …

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Apr 21

Spoke with a business owner the other day…

I had a great visit with a friend of mine the other day, I’ve told you about her before, she is a most;y single mom who has taken a “hobby” and turned it into a 6 figure income in just a few years. Just a few years and LOTS of hard work. So, we were …

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