Tag Archives: leadership

Casa Capo

Today’s BONUS: Kinsley and I are back at it on our podcast Dos Marcos talking about the break-up with Mattress Firm and Tempur-Sealy. What are the downsides/upsides for both, and what comes next?  We also talk about Bob Sherman and … Continue reading

Homeless and Happy

I have been working with Watered Gardens here in Joplin for the past several years. Watered Gardens is a homeless shelter that provides a roof and food for people in need, which is not all that uncommon in most communities, … Continue reading

Why Do Leaders Crush Followers?

My 10-year-old son, Nick, had a big class presentation last week where he was to get up and deliver a weather report using the map on his classroom wall. The poor kid’s a lot like his father, so he wanted … Continue reading

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

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