Set It and Forget It

Do you remember Ron Popeil?  He famously sold rotisserie cookers on an infomercial.  According to the show, this was no ordinary cooker.  It was easier.   Put the food in, set the timer and that’s it.  He had the audience repeat “set it and forget it” over and over.   Those words ring in my head.  How … More Set It and Forget It

Ownership vs. Leadership

Are you an owner, or a leader?  Do you know the difference?  Which of the following traits describe your actions better? Owner Leader Expects more production and lower expenses.  Often adversarial Creates a platform for continuous improvement and growth Extracts Value – people within the organization can be “seduced” to leave by lower commission splits … More Ownership vs. Leadership

Confidence and Fear

I’ll take fearless over confident every day.  They are different.  To be confident is to believe that I have what it takes.  That I possess the skills, abilities and physical attributes needed to succeed.  Fear creates doubt.  Fear erodes my belief that my skills, abilities and physical attributes are enough.  Fear easily overrides confidence. To … More Confidence and Fear