Category: business

Facing challenges

Just a few weeks ago, I was faced with a few regulatory challenges in my business.  There is no shortage of regulations in the USA when it comes to commercial business.  Due to the abundance of regulation, it can be difficult to operate at…

Lack of direction and what it means

My last post was titled, Lead by example and today’s post is titled Lack of direction and what it means.  As just a FYI, I do not plan the sequence of my blogs or even put much thought into what my next blog will be.  It just…

Seems easy, until you start digging in

Have you ever thought something looked easy, but when you started trying it yourself you found out there was much more to it?  Recently, I have run into some challenges with a project I have been working on for my business.  I would not…

Strengthen your weakness

I am driven by results and when I am not seeing those results, I take a step back and assess the situation.  First, I will want to understand why I am not meeting my goals. Second, I will try and find a reasonable solution…

Influencing from the lower levels

One of the crucial activities in starting my new role at my workplace is meeting the team and individuals I will be working with.  It helps build relationships with your new co-workers and allows you to better understand their roles in the organization.  During…

Corporate world

I found myself in a discussion this afternoon with someone about my role in the corporate world and my feelings toward the people I work with.  Although I work with a lot of nice people, I do find there to be a lot of bull shit…

100% dark chocolate

I prefer dark chocolate over milk chocolate any day.  Since I love dark chocolate so much I went out and purchased 100% dark chocolate in bar form.  After getting home, opening the package, and trying it, I quickly found out it was too bitter…

Business pipeline

In the last couple of years, I’ve realized activity is key to growing my business.  If I am going to grow my business, I need to make sure there is a pipeline to generate increasing amounts of money over the next several years.  Typically, I…

More is not always more

I have observed in life activities come in waves.  If you think about a wave, amplitude and frequency are two very important characteristics.  As a refresher, amplitude is defined as the maximum extent of a vibration or oscillation, measured from the position of equilibrium…

Technical business ops balance

I spend a lot of time with my father because we are business partners.  We have a lot of discussions about our business and the direction we feel it should go.  My father is extremely talented when it comes to the technical side of…

You are not getting paid for s&g

In the common workplace, you will find all sorts of people with diverse backgrounds and I would say this is a very good thing.  When a team is diverse and contains people with different experiences, a wide range of solutions can be brought to the…

Importance of marketing

As mentioned prior, I published my book Down on the Pharm several weeks ago and I have had quite a few people read it.  On the Kindle Direct Publishing – KDP website, there is a tool to view how many people purchased your paperback/eBook.  As you…