When Do You Think?

We live in a very busy world, and in the tech startup world, it often seems like that busy gets put on steroids. There are so many startup events going on in Atlanta that one could do nothing but attend events. That’s exciting, but it can also be mind-numbing. I’ve … Keep reading >>>

Earning Your Goal

The other day, I counseled a team of five people who, for many reasons, did not have a very good chemistry. Some days they do. Some days they don’t. This day was a “don’t” day. However, they all wanted to achieve the same goal. Unfortunately, they couldn’t get past some … Keep reading >>>

Life Lessons from Kayaking

It’s really amazing what you can learn, and then apply to life and business when you start paying attention to everything around you and what you’re doing. This week, I’m with my family – or at least 13 of us – on the Atlantic coast of Florida. Yesterday, we learned … Keep reading >>>

On Winning & Losing

Image courtesy of Yahoo! Sports.
I’ve mentioned more than a few times that I played competitive soccer from age 7 to age 22, and then reasonably competitively until age 32. I’ve always loved to compete, and I found at a pretty early age that, once I got on the field,
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On Winning & Losing

Image courtesy of Yahoo! Sports.
I’ve mentioned more than a few times that I played competitive soccer from age 7 to age 22, and then reasonably competitively until age 32. I’ve always loved to compete, and I found at a pretty early age that, once I got on the field,
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The Person Who Comes After You

In day two of my daughter’s school’s science trip to Jekyll Island, I learned how to seine, which is another way to say fish off the shore with a long net. The weather was perfect, the water freezing, and the waders very appropriate. As part of the equipment team (aka … Keep reading >>>

On Logistics

EDS ran a Superbowl commercial about herding cats. UPS made a commercial with a song about logistics. These two large corporations have built multi-billion dollar businesses around the expertise of logistics. But isn’t every business in the business of logistics? Here are a few examples.

  • In a software company,
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Rain Gear

I just returned from an overnight hiking/camping outing with my son’s Boy Scout Troop to somewhere in NE Alabama. Yesterday, everything was great: weather, timing, hike in, lunch on the trail. Then it started raining, and hasn’t stopped. The last hike we did was Blood Mountain on January 3, when … Keep reading >>>