Know Your Lane

Know Your Lane

As an individual If I could give one piece of advice to someone starting a business career, it would be to “know your lane.” I would tell them to do an honest soul searching session and ask themselves a few questions: What are you good at? But perhaps more...
Have I turned into Bob?

Have I turned into Bob?

In my first job out of college, I was a cost accountant at a chemical plant. Part of my job was to lead cost savings brainstorming meetings with the workers. In the back of every meeting, chewing on a toothpick, was a grizzled old Vietnam veteran named Bob. Bob was...
Insourcing Nightmares

Insourcing Nightmares

Perhaps you’ve fallen into the same trap I have.  You have an idea for a new digital product, and you think you can build it internally.  Maybe you have a well-known offline brand, but you don’t yet have a successful mobile app. And perhaps you have a guy in IT who is...