Ask And You Can Find The Tool

A recent discussion with an associate reminded me how often we ignore some great solutions for our problems. The Internet provides us with an easy way to evaluate literally dozens of options for many of our common problems. It is worth the investment to find the tool that suits our needs. Even better, we can learn that our problems are more common than we think. Even a niche problem will often have a number of potential solutions a good search …

Scaling Effectiveness – From Individual To Team

Whether you are an employee, entrepreneur, contractor, or other, there comes the point where you need to scale your abilities.  We can only do so much on our own.  Thus, the need for extending effectiveness arises as soon as we try to do anything of substance.  The trick is in finding ways to train others to produce a quality that is close enough to ours. A Specialist Problem It goes without saying that this problem is one faced by specialists …

Remote Work and The Value of a “Go” Bag

Although there are still holdouts, we are moving to a world where remote work is typical.  The regulars at local coffee houses, Starbucks, and Panera are just part of the proof.  You can also find some “rent-a-space” options in many cities where a temporary office is available for travelers or those that need a change of scenery.  When you have a job that is sometimes at an office and sometimes on the road, it can be frustrating to keep up with …