"Money Or Comfort?" Not The Right Question To Ask

“Money Or Comfort?” Not The Right Question To Ask

Sometimes people tell me “I like money, but I prefer my comfort.”   I hear, “I like X, but I prefer to not do anything.”   This mindset extends to fitness, friendships, creativity, skill, and other good things. It’s not…

Interrupting My 'Retreat Statements'

Interrupting My ‘Retreat Statements’

I don’t like retreat statements but I realized that I do it a lot in conversation.   I clearly assert an idea, opinion, or request… and then retreat from the statement, un-asserting the idea in an attempt to head-off a…

How To ‘Own’ Difficult Tasks

How To ‘Own’ Difficult Tasks

Any animal can endure but how do you ‘own’ the uncomfortable things you need to do?   You can beat a dog with a stick and it will live. It will whimper and whine and be afraid. As soon as…

Pay More For Product Quality, Pay Less For Everything Else

Pay More For Product Quality, Pay Less For Everything Else

When you sell physical products it’s sometimes tempting to cut costs by paying less for the products you buy from manufacturers.   If you can save $.27 per unit by using cheaper or thinner materials or cutting out some product…