Tag: business advice

The surprising business case for the Locker Room Guy/Gal

In business, there’s something called the 20-70-10 rule. What this means is that in a group of 10 people, two employees will stand out as the top performers. The next seven are like the peloton in the Tour de France. And then the bottom person is a non-producer. If you follow this system (created by GE’s Jack... Read more »

Subway, Facebook, and what we can learn from a meatball sub

It’s hard to start something new. To go to the yoga class and be the only guy sweating, sitting out elementary poses that everyone else seems to be handling with ease. To experience the ultimate vulnerability of sitting on a yoga mat, in happy baby pose, holding in a fart. It’s also hard to stick to... Read more »

Thank you for your patience

It was a Sunday morning, and I needed to move $100 from savings to checking. I was sitting on the toilet, phone in my hand. I tapped my finger on the Chase bank app. When I clicked on the transfer option, here was the message I received: Thanks for your patience.  Who said I was... Read more »

I always cheered for Wile E. Coyote

With the exception of Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird and the Road Runner, most Looney Tunes characters failed pretty hard at life. Couple weeks back I separated the characters into four categories. This week I want to spend some time with my favorite character of all, the one and only… Wile E. Coyote Wile E. is... Read more »