Is It Worth It?
You can have joy and satisfaction of operating a profitable business where we all succeed—and we enjoy life as well as a career.
Are You Chained to Your Work? And Other Thought-Provoking Questions the Small Giants Summit Left Me Asking
Thought provoking questions raised by Jason Fried at the Small Giants Summit.
Does Work Have to Be…Crazy? Lessons From Jason Fried from the 2019 Small Giants Summit
Why it doesn’t need to be crazy at work.
Knowing When to Hold and When to Fold
The March/April edition of Inc. Magazine has an article about John Zimmer, Co-Founder and President of Lyft. In this article, John talked about a key investor who advised them to shut down early in the launch, when it appeared that Uber was growing too rapidly to catch. A similar scenario hit Edoc during our early … Continue reading Knowing When to Hold and When to Fold
The Wind Beneath the Wings
An intriguing article caught my eye in the December Forbes entitled “The Macallan 30, Stories of Gratitude from Exceptional Business Leaders.” Here are a few examples from the article: Grant Pinkerton, Owner of Pinkerton’s Barbecue is grateful for Sarah who helped him launch the business in spite of working full time elsewhere. Diana Rau, Co-founder of Veterati … Continue reading The Wind Beneath the Wings
3 Lessons from a Chief Coffee Officer on How to Become a Better Servant Leader
In my last post, I shared how during a trip to Salt Lake City to meet with team member Chris Abel, I was able to learn a great deal from Carl Churchill, co-founder and Chief Coffee Officer of Alpha Coffee. (Catch up on that blog to learn more about Alpha Coffee’s mission.) Alpha Coffee is … Continue reading 3 Lessons from a Chief Coffee Officer on How to Become a Better Servant Leader
Inspiration for Paying It Forward: Lessons from Alpha Coffee
Last month I had the opportunity to visit Chris Abel, an Edoc associate who lives in Salt Lake City Utah. While there, we held a meeting at Alpha Coffee, a veteran and military-spouse co-owned and operated coffee company. In doing so, I saw firsthand how Alpha Coffee is an example of a values-driven company that … Continue reading Inspiration for Paying It Forward: Lessons from Alpha Coffee
How to Lead & Grow a New Generation of Entrepreneurs In Your Business
In 1984, Tom Walter founded Tasty Catering, a catering and event planning company in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, with his brothers Kevin and Larry. For years, Tom says he and his partners had a command-and-control leadership style. About 12 years ago, all of that changed. One day, two of Tom’s employees—who were in their 20s … Continue reading How to Lead & Grow a New Generation of Entrepreneurs In Your Business
Leadership & Marketing Collide: Lessons Learned at #INBOUND18
This year I was able to attend INBOUND in Boston. INBOUND is a community that celebrates the human side of business. It’s a group of people who are passionate about marketing and delighting customers, and connecting with others who have that same ambition. This year’s conference— which has been called the “biggest conference in marketing”—featured … Continue reading Leadership & Marketing Collide: Lessons Learned at #INBOUND18
VIDEO: How We’re Transforming the Landscape of Corporate America
It’s no secret that, today, digital technology continues to evolve. This new wave is all about innovation…and scale. That means for us, as a remote company, our focus is on disruption and on technology that can scale. That’s no easy feat, but we think we’re in a position where we’re agile and have the right … Continue reading VIDEO: How We’re Transforming the Landscape of Corporate America