The 3 Things Essential Things Good Managers Do

Management theory has known that the “Carrot or Stick” method isn’t effective for optimizing your team.What happens?Employees work just hard enough to get the carrot, or just enough to avoid the stick.This means that after a certain point money...

Shiny Red Balls

It’s your next great business idea.It’s the thing you can do to just make some quick cash on the side.It’s the side project that hasn’t really given you back anything.All of these things are distractions.They’re shiny red balls that catch...

The School of Experience

Most of us think that if someone graduated from Princeton or Stanford, that they must really know what they’re doing.Most of us trust the status quo that says “if an ivy league school vetted this person, then they’re good enough to work for me or on...

The Surprising Secret To Doing Multiple Things At Once.

My first job was making sandwiches at Quiznos.Glamorous, right?It didn’t take long to figure out that I was one of the only people who was ready to work hard to make things happen. One of my biggest strengths (and flaws) is that I pour my entire self into what...