Staying Sharp

I would rather “stay sharp” than “stay fresh”. My logic behind this is staying sharp means you keep a figurative “cutting edge” and are ready to “cut” when needed. Also, the opposite of sharp is dull which is useless when you need a cutting edge. Now, as for “staying fresh”, it implies that you are […]

Apple Support

I really have to give a shout out to Apple support for making my day better. I had a screen issue with my 13″ MacBook Pro and it was still under warranty. Called support folks on Friday the 16th. They sent me a box on Monday the 19th and I shipped my computer to them […]

Software Implementation

We are now in the process of implementing a large scale document management system for a construction company. This is an experience that shows the value of good training and documentation as well as setting expectations. The software has been installed and is functioning and now comes the training of the users. We are the […]

Capitalism

Read this HERE Yup. I’ve thought about what I’d do if I lost my job. Me and the rest of the world, I’m sure. These people in this article are a prime example of what happens in a free market capitalist economy. Work is hard to find right now so people start sticking to what […]

Symbiosis in Business

Settling for what you have is not necessarily what drives me (or others like me). I’ve found that success comes with wanting to achieve more than you’ve achieved already. Continuous improvement is the idea I’m aiming at. I know that if you either a person or a business you need continuous improvement to stay competitive. […]

Competition

Recently, my friend came across an email he’d received from his boss. The more I think about it the more I want to discuss the topic with him. The email reads Our competition is doing it, so let’s jump in. At first, the statement sounds right and feels like it can get one motivated to […]

Halo Effect [Review]

About the Author This book really is great if you want balance between the Follow our success plan! business management books. In the very first chapter we realize how little we really know about the business world and how it is studied in famous books such as In Search of Excellence and Good to Great. We really can’t […]