Focusing on your competitors is dumb. Focus on your customers.

June 23, 2024

Every business I have started is in a highly competitive, low-barrier-to-entry industry. (Note to the reader: If you have a business in a less competitive, high-barrier-to-entry industry and need some…

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Should I Let A Star Employee Take a 30-Day Vacation?

June 10, 2024

Should I Let A Star Employee Take a 30-Day Vacation? One of my best workers, J, wants to take a month off for a trip to Europe she planned before…

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Cowtown Marathon

February 29, 2016

Yesterday, I ran the Cowtown Marathon in Fort Worth, Texas. It was actually the Cowtown Ultra Marathon – a 31-mile race. In the world of ultra marathons, 31 miles is…

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GORUCK Challenge 1637 – Goshen, VT AAR

September 5, 2015

September 4, 2015 I have a GORUCK Challenge tonight. I haven’t done one in over a year, when I completed a Heavy, Light, Scavenger and Firearms Day in a weekend.…

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GORUCK FAD H[C]LS aka A Long Weekend

August 26, 2014

After Action Review following the pictures. Tuesday, August 26, 16:20 I am going to embark on a GORUCK Heavy week.  As of tomorrow, I will complete GORUCK Firearms Day (FAD). Then,…

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Life with No Safety Net

June 30, 2014

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” — Earl Nightingale, American motivational speaker and author…

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