Category Archives: Small Business Ownership


There’s a time to be efficient and a time to not be efficient. Case in point, last week one of my clients, his manager, and I were talking about people. And he said something really profound: “It’s an honor


Right now, my world is about starting and stopping. I’m getting hitched in a few days and I’m excited. And I’ll be honest: I feel distracted and uninterested in work stuff. I guess this shouldn’t come as a surprise to


Have you ever watched what plants do? I have since childhood and I’m nearly obsessed with it. When I was a kid, I would lie down in the plants at dusk and watch the brilliant pink flowers of an


For the last few days, I’ve been listening to a new audio book by Adam Braun called The Promise of a Pencil. Adam traveled the world during college and had a nearly fatal ship ride during a Semester at


If you said the opposite of play is work, I’d like you to hold that thought. This weekend Nelson and I explored the miles of forests and rivers around our new home. We discovered (for a second time) Gorges


I figured out something today about the best clients I love to work with. They all have some very specific traits in common that have nothing to do with the industry they’re in, how much money they’re making, or


This weekend was a weekend to push me out of my comfort zone – WAY out. Specifically, it pushed me about 40 feet out. Here’s the deal: Ever since Nelson and I met, we’ve talked about wanting to live


A couple of Fridays ago, I had the opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of a small group of people. There’s a certain light people get in their eyes when they’ve discovered something that changes everything


We’re in the home stretch of the holiday season – get your resolutions on! For my family, yesterday was a day of gifts and stockings, turkey and stuffing, sweet treats and snacks. I believe my pants fit a little


Over the Thanksgiving holiday, Nelson and I watched a show on Netflix called “Happy.” One particular segment of this show caught my attention. The narrator explained there’s a curious (and horrible) thing happening in Japan. It’s called Karoshi and