Category Archives: Management

What Can We Learn from the NCAA Championship?

First, I have to confess that I am not an avid basketball fan, so you are not going to get any great sports analysis about Monday’s game. I have been to the Final Four and watched my team, the Kansas … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Cover the Big Stuff In Person

We just finished up a big sales meeting in which we brought together our entire team from the bedding group to get ready for the ISPA Expo coming up at the end of the month. Normally when you get through … Continue reading

The Comfort Zone is a Dangerous Place to Live!

This past weekend I spent 12 hours inside an old, broken down, smelly, middle school gymnasium watching my two kids play in a basketball tournament. My third grade, 9-year-old boy just started playing up with the fourth grade boys and … Continue reading

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Have Fun Like 1983 North Carolina State and Never Lose

The following is a guest post by Mark Kinsley Have you seen ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentaries? There’s a great episode about coach Jimmy Valvano and the 1983 North Carolina State national championship team. For me, there’s one moment in … Continue reading

“C” Players Kill “A” Players

Stand back because this could get messy. Have you ever worked for a company that employs “C” players? It is kind of a stupid question because if you have been around long enough, of course you have.  When companies put … Continue reading