The Single Most Likely Reason Behind the Cubs’ Big Win

And its relationship to your Personal Success Formula

why chicago cubs won world series

The Chicago Cubs pulled off their long-sought historic World Series Championship this week.  Stories of this young teams crescendo have been flooding the water cooler zone all week long. I’ll show you later on how this has a lot to do with your personal success formula. By the time the tenth inning rolled around Wednesday […]

Just-In-Time Learning: 5 Ways Savvy Entrepreneuers Stay Just Smart Enough

Just-in-time Learning

Browsing through a stack of unopened emails, I recently came across one from Khan Academy.  I remembered subscribing to their email list a few years back. Since then I had paid little attention to them. As with all such email subscriptions, I have them routed into one of seven Airmail Smart Folders for browsing sessions […]

What Season is Your Business In?

How to flourish in each season that comes your way.

Most areas of the continental US enjoy parts of every season. One of the reasons we enjoy Knoxville so much is the robust sampling of each. Often by the end of one season, we begin to be ready for the next. For example right about now the thought of a weekend in the mid-90’s is […]

How to Boss-Up Without Being Bossy

A Vital Skill For Management Effectiveness

Elizabeth’s anger and frustration were apparent.  It was also justifiable.  A few employees had just been discovered taking small liberties with inventory.  They were using very poor judgement at best and stealing at worst. The team members worked hard and brought a lot to the business.  So the gravity of the moment pulled heavily on Elizabeth, and she […]

5 Reasons to Leave Pokemon Go Out of Your Marketing Plan – At Least For Now

Especially if You Own a Retail Business

This one is for my friends in retail.  And just to be safe, for anyone who might be tempted to let fads drive your business development strategy. I’ll warn you this content may register high on snark, cynicism and verbal spiciness.  It’s that kind of post. I don’t mean to sound cooler than I really […]