The One Blog Post You Should Read Today

I have a confession to make. I begin by admitting that last week I told a friend of mine she should get a new accountant. I told another friend she should read a certain book during her vacation. And I told another he should quit a board he’s sat on for years. Oh, and I just told you that you should read this blog post today. I stated all of these b...
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The Unexpected Lesson from Six Legs on Southwest

So last week was a Southwest Airlines extravaganza. We began the first of six legs at the start of the week, flying up to northern California for work, then back home to San Diego. Two days later, a presentation brought us to Providence, RI and back (plus a layover each way). Let me say now that I LOVE Southwest. Such friendly people and such good snacks ...
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Why You Must Consider the Other Option

Recently I needed a favor. I was working on a new project, and I was stuck. Really stuck. I needed advice on how to “unstick” from someone who’d been there. And I knew who that perfect someone was. Martha Martha was awesome. She’d done something similar to what I was trying to do and she’d hit it out of the park. She was also smart and nice. The kin...
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What We Can All Learn from My Monthly Freak-Out

I’m about to allow myself a moment of vulnerability with you. Brace yourself. There’s a certain day about once each month that I dread more than any other day. It’s the day I go into my accounting software and take a good, hard look at the numbers. I look at what I brought in. I look at what I spent. I compare them to what I think they should be. And then...
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