Crap In Crap Out

Crap In Equals Crap Out In what I consider my first career I was a manager with Kinko’s for over 10 years.  I managed stores primarily in the Midwest, Missouri and Kansas, and also did a two and a half year stint in Las Vegas before moving to Kansas City …

What Brings You Happiness

What Brings You Happiness I hate to go right for the main point right out of the gate here but I’m going to go for it anyway.  To heck with people who won’t like me for spilling the beans right away, I just can’t help it.  And guess what, I …

Just Keep Grinding

Just Keep Grinding The idea for this post came to me about an hour ago.  Today is the Friday before the Christmas holidays.  Christmas being on a Monday this year makes it interesting but whatever, anything is better than a major holiday being on a Wednesday.  So since this is …

It’s Okay To Piss People Off

It’s Okay To Piss People Off For many of us it’s difficult to make other people angry.  As a matter of fact a lot of people, if not most people, are conditioned to try to keep the peace at almost all costs.  It’s like an ingrained character trait it seems. …

Resiliency Is The Key To Success

Resiliency is the Key To Success Resiliency definition:   is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes. Psychologists have …

What Is Herd Mentality

What Is Herd Mentality With the holiday season approaching this topic seemed like a good one to discuss.  Let me cue this up for you.  Picture if you will……… On Black Friday my wife and I went to Dick’s Sporting Goods to do some holiday shopping for our 2 daughters. …

How To Be The Best Version Of You

How To Be The Best Version Of You It’s an interesting yet sobering thought isn’t it?  How to be the best version of you.  Does that mean there are multiple versions of yourself?  Well, of course there is, just think about it.  Are you the same person at work as …

Why Action Is Everything

As I was thinking about what I wanted to post about today I found myself thinking about the various things I’ve tried and it didn’t really lead anywhere.  Recruiting is a big part of what I do for my day job currently.  Twice in the last 10 years I’ve taken …