Respect the Neural Network of Your Business

Respect the Neural Network of Your Business

Earlier this year I shared a tale of woe.  One of my long-term clients had suffered a ransomware attack due mostly to the negligence of the business leadership to be respectful of the need to maintain their information technology infrastructure and be vigilant against external threats from bad actors (along with internal threats from system…

Mind your costs

Mind your costs

I recently came off a project with a metal fabrication company that was in severe distress. I was originally introduced to the company in October of 2020 by a mentor of the owner who thought they could use my help.  At the time, the owner believed he had the situation under control; he did not. …

They are dumb

They are dumb

I had a project where I was hired to try to help turn a company around.  The challenges faced existed across the entirety of the company.  In fact, there was no function of the company that was operating at an acceptable level.  This company was very sick. The owner of the company and I made…

Task Overload

Task Overload

We have all been there at least once in our lives.  It might be that we are faced with a single, big, fat, hairy challenge and we don’t know where to start.  Or it might be that we are faced with several challenges at once; each one not particularly overwhelming, but together are; with each…