Category Archives: mattresses

The Odd Couple

Are you always the smartest person in the room or do you surround yourself with people that have the skills that you lack? To reach higher levels of success, you have to connect with these kinds of people. Continue reading

8 Years in the Rearview Mirror

Since I announced my resignation from Leggett & Platt, things have passed by as a blur. I want to thank Furniture Today, Sleep Savvy, Bed Times, Furniture World, and Home Furnishings Business for writing about my departure. As for Sleep … Continue reading

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5 Signs an Outsider Won’t Make It in the Mattress Industry

Have you ever heard someone say something like, “That person is coming from outside the industry and we all know how well that turns out.” There seems to be a strong bias that when it comes to managing business at … Continue reading

Leaving Leggett

Gail Sheehy is an American author and journalist and was quoted as saying, “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” That pretty much sums up where I am with this decision to … Continue reading

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Technology Can Drive Sales

Hello everybody. I am in Las Vegas attending market, so when I come back next week, I will have plenty to report. In the meantime, please check out this article that I wrote for ClickZ about augmented reality. We saw some great … Continue reading