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.
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 a high level in the mattress industry, you are likely to fail if you are […]
The following is a guest post by Mark Kinsley (the other half of Dos Marcos) In a moment we’ll get to the story of the scullery maid. First I want to talk about kids. During a career day panel, I asked a classroom full of teenagers, “How many of you think it’s important to follow […]
A softball field full of little girls taught me another life lesson last weekend. If you regularly read this blog, you have probably heard me talk about my daughter’s 11-and-under softball team. There are nine scrappy kids from three states that make up the Battitudes team, and when they put on the uniform they come […]
If you read this blog much you probably know that I have two kids, both very involved in sports. My daughter plays on a traveling softball team and they do a great job. Except that lately they have not been doing their best and the coaches and parents are frustrated that the effort isn’t there […]