If you don’t ask, you don’t get

It’s that simple. For nearly everything in life, getting what you want is as simple as asking. Will the answer always be “yes?” Certainly not. But how do you know if you don’t try? Nearly everything big in my life, has come from asking And I mean big! “If you don’t ask, you don’t get… Continue reading If you don’t ask, you don’t get

Why doing less is often more

It’s been awhile since I sat down to write a new article. Most of what I have posted lately have been timely re-posts of “old” content (AR is less than 1 year old). Now that my kids are in school, I *should* have all sorts of time on my hands. However, between picking up a… Continue reading Why doing less is often more

It’s time to start “requalifying” for your job each year

I was listening to the Tim Ferriss Show awhile back and on this episode, his guest was Harley Finkelstein, the President of Shopify. At some point during the interview, the idea of requalifying for your job each and every year came up. At Shopify, “particularly on the leadership team, [everyone] has to requalify for their… Continue reading It’s time to start “requalifying” for your job each year

How to build a $15M company working 40 hours or less as a CEO

How to work 40 hours or less as a CEO; take all the vacation you want and still be productive. It seems impossible right? How can a CEO only work 40 hours or less and still be effective? How can a CEO take all the vacation they want (within reason) and still get shit done?… Continue reading How to build a $15M company working 40 hours or less as a CEO