Whatever you set out to do in life, do it with everything you can muster. Burn the ships, or eliminate your excuses. Don’t negotiate your goals. Continue reading Burn the Ships- No Turning Back
Growth mode engaged. That’s right, while everyone else is living this blur of time I’ll call “ThanksMastYears,” you can begin preparing for 2021 now. It’s time to make this a December to Remember. Sure, you’ve pledged nights, dollars and most importantly, time to different engagements, but why can’t you begin working on those changes today? For me, the reason why I fall short on goals … Continue reading A December to Remember
We’ve all had to make significant changes to our lives over the last several month whether we wanted to or not. It seems our lives have been upended (for most of us small business owners, it has come to a screeching halt), and we’re beginning to settle in new norm- the post COVID life. As most of you know, I own restaurants, who have been … Continue reading 7 Tips for Consistency During Chaos
Part 2 of a 2-part blog on failure. So, you’ve failed. You’re looking at the fallout associated with that and trying to decide how to move forward. Obvisouly there will be a great deal of headache associated with the aftermath, but this is where all the good stuff lies. All the mistakes you made, bad decisions, wrong turns, and overectensions are all incredible learning opportunies. … Continue reading Failure Aftermath
“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.”- Captain, Cool Hand Luke. Lesson 2 from Eberlestock is something we can ALL work on constantly- Communication, y’all! Continue reading Communication – Lesson 2 from OUT THERE 2019
Set Goals, Accomplish Goals, Celebrate the wins. Focus on what you have, what’s working, what’s positive and build on that! Continue reading The New White Stripes
What IF? How powerful can that be? The possibilities are endless, right? Well, take yourself there. Think about the “what if’s” in your life, and put together a plan to attack it! Continue reading What IF?
I love to fail…SIKE! Failing SUCKS! I’m not a huge fan of all of the ‘You should love to fail culture’ stuff out there. In fact, I hate losing. It hurts, wastes time and uses valuable resources. But I do believe in the value of the lessons learned from failure; the diamonds in the rough you have to find. Even though I truly hate the … Continue reading Loving to Fail!
Alright, I know I said this wouldn’t be one of those picture-filled blogs were all used to, but this is probably the easiest way for me to get this out there and not have to write a TON of boring different posts. Below, you’ll find a picture journey of my first quarter of 2019. It was a doozie! January- Fun-packed with duck hunting and trade … Continue reading Q1 in Pictures
My dad always told me that you have to love your children enough to let them go. And that’s where we start this short story. I was lying in the back of my mom’s Ford Excursion (remember those stupid things?) at about 4am after being kicked out of the house for being a smart ass- one of my worst (among several others) faults as a … Continue reading Short Story- “Move Some Dirt”