From 2017 to 2018, what to do more or less of …

More family. Reading, playing, calling, oh my! Read more. Books stick. Listen, read, do whatever is necessary. Complain less. There is a ton to complain about in the world.  But, complaining doesn’t do shit. Do something about it. Allocate time on purpose. It is more clear than ever, the only commodity that matters is time. […]

The Turning Point

March 1, 2016 marks a turning point. What we are turning into, I do not know.   On the right, I think today is the beginning of the end of the Republican Party. The desire for a tyrant, the tea party, the extremist, will result in most seeking to find some place to align their […]

Making the switch to WordPress

I have moved this site around quite a bit. From Blogger, to, back to Blogger, to Tumblr, and now to a hosted WordPress site.  I will add functions and features to the blog, but expect more posts going forward, a newsletter sign up etc. Let me know what you think.  

Have a great Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the best holiday in my opinion.  I have a lot of reasons, but here are a few that stand out as the biggest: It is a holiday for everyone in the country, religion and other things don’t matter! It is a celebration centered around making friends and making peace.  It is 100% not […]

The 3 Levels of Listening to Your Customer

Yes, you MUST listen to your customer.  Listen closely and try to understand what motivates them to say what they say and do what they do.  You must listen and interrupt what you hear and put that into action. Build new stuff and see if that changes what they say. The process of Build, Measure, […]

Why everyone needs to learn how to code

500 years ago, the printing press changed the trajectory of knowledge and information sharing.  We have all heard that this has happened with the Internet, but its not just the digesting of information that is going to really change humanity.  It is the ability to use the medium.  And to use the medium, you need […]

What motivates people to work

There is no question, money motivates people.  But the value of money diminishes over time.  To keep a person motivated, there needs to be more, a lot more than money.  Startups hang options out as a motivational factor.  But that’s even less valuable than money.  Options are worthless until the option holder can realize a […]