The Heart vs. The Head

“I was signing up for freedom.” That response swiftly left my lips when my former partner (Bobby) in a former business (First Research) recently asked me what I was signing up for when I signed up to work with him. Bobby and I once were colleagues at a very large, national bank. We were both…

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Schedulefly Customer Podcast #13 – "Schedulefly Makes Scheduling So Easy. Life Is Good Now!"

So says Todd McElwain of Fudpucker’s in Destin, FL. Listen to he and Deede Wayne talk about how much Schedulefly has improved their restaurant scheduling and communications. They discuss Schedulefly’s user-friendly, easy interface, the ability to create schedules from home, the ability to upload documents, and how they keep employees and managers apprised of Trip…

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I Can’t Stop Rereading Rework

I just finished reading Rework for the 3rd time – from the guys at 37signals. My business partner, Wil, and I have been emailing each other quotes from this book since it came out. It’s about keeping your business model and products simple and focusing on what really matters. It’s about ignoring and doing less…

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Restaurant Owner Podcast #7- "It’s Not All About Money. If You Don’t Love What You Do, What’s The Point?"

Chester Kroeger owns Fudpucker’s , a cool, fun place with nearly 500 total employees between two locations in both Destin and Fort Walton Beach, FL. Chester and his team have successfully been serving up great food, great fun, and an all-around great experience for over 25 years now. He pours wisdom throughout this podcast. It’s…

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In and Out in Ninety Seconds

My guess is I’m one of the only people on the planet who will go to his grave arguing that “Point Break” is one of the greatest movies ever made. Yes, that Point Break. Keanu Reeves. Patrick Swayze. Gary Busey. Surfing. Bank robbery. Sky diving. Fist fights. Car chases. Drug raids. Shootouts. I’ll spare you…

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