What does it matter?

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All the great minds in marketing today speak of mattering. Build something that matters to the right people. Create something to where you will be missed when you’re gone. Serve in the places where you’ll matter the most. All true if you’re looking at it from a worldly perspective. This, which I am very guilty […]

A time of questions

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When culture tells you to do something, question it. When the media tells you to think a certain way, question that too. As a matter of fact, it’s a good rule of thumb to question everything. Authority, yes. Processes, definitely. Status quo? Absolutely. I find that the more we question the ways of our world, […]

Falling vs. Failing

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Falling is not fun. It hurts. It stings. It makes you feel like a failure. But it’s part of our growth and part of life. If we don’t fall, how will we learn what not to do? How will we build up the confidence to stand strong when it’s hard? I say fall and not […]

Necessity

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The vast majority of us living here in America (or similar) have our basic needs met. Basic needs and then a small warehouse full of wants. And so we have come to confuse the definition of “need” and “want” as well as “necessity” vs. “option.” But when it comes to business, many of us are […]

Changes

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Change is only constant we know today. Change phones. Change plans. Change ideas or marketing or clothes or friends. It isn’t bad. But it’s hard. The one thing I’m learning from all the changes I’m experiencing right now is that I only have to please one. The one that made me. That provides for me. […]

This is broken…

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Things in our lives are broken all around us. They are a certain way because they’ve always been that way. But they don’t have to be. Here’s a sign that is broken not because it’s cracked…but because it’s useless in it’s current state.   It’s located in the family restroom above the changing table. Brilliant. […]