My boyfriend Nelson and I lost a dog on Sunday. And when I say “lost” I don’t mean the dog died. I mean the dog ran away. And ran away in a huge forest. Huge like 50,369 acres (78.70 sq mi or 203.84 km² if you’re not from the US). And to make matters much, […]
Business Systems & Processes
Carolina Pad File Folders – Because Beige is Boring!
I know it and Carolina Pad knows it – beige is boring. And uninspiring. Really, really uninspiring. Most of the standard beige file folders last a long time – but they don’t look great doing it. You know how it is – you use a file folder for awhile and the corners start fraying. You […]
Do you suffer from systems envy?
When I found the Studio C Ideal Padfolio on the Carolina Pad site, I was overjoyed! Talk about a piece that does many things – and does them well. It’s really a system within a system. Some of my favorite features include the notepad, pocket sleeves and a tab to hold a pen. And how […]
Did You Include the Tape? (Thoughtful Business Systems Work!)
Last week my boyfriend Nelson made a big decision (for a guy). He cancelled TV at our house. Without getting on a soapbox rant, let’s just say I’m not a big fan of television. So, his cancelling his subscription TV service is a very, very good thing from my perspective. Now, what the heck does […]
Excellent Systems Lead to Success – 3 Way Plumbing Leads By Example
In business, there are lessons to be learned from those who create success over the long term. A recent conversation with Danielle Martini highlighted several important lessons for business owners – and many involved consistently adopting, communicating, and enforcing good business practices. Communicating Expectations for Team Members If there’s one thing I know about Danielle […]