Sometimes You Need to Cut Some Things in Order to Grow

Posted on 27. Feb, 2006 by in Business, Creativity/Innovation, Leadership, Planning, Remarkability

Yesterday as I was working out on the elliptical machine, I was watching the Food Network.  One of the programs talked about a couple that was beginning a new restaurant with over 300 items on their menu.  Yes, you read that correctly, over 300.  My first thought was, "They’re crazy!"  No one, especially no one […]

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Simon Cowell Actually Said Something Correct!

Posted on 21. Feb, 2006 by in Attitude, Customer Service, Goals, Leadership, Remarkability

I know plenty of you are American Idol fans, like my wife and two teenage daughters.  But for me personally, I have a hard time watching it (especially at the beginning of the season during the tryouts when the word excellence isn’t even in the grab bag of words to use to describe what you’re […]

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Why Radio Shack is Closing 700 Stores

Posted on 20. Feb, 2006 by in Business, Customer Service, Design, Leadership, Remarkability

On Saturday evening, as my wife and I were on our way to the mall (after we had enjoyed a wonderful meal at Macaroni Grill), I commented to her that I had just read that Radio Shack was closing 700 stores nationwide (of course, you’re now concerned about my conversational skills on a date night, […]

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