I almost always have to think about any piece written by Seth Godin. They look at things in a different way, and that thought process is usually productive. Here’s a recent post by him: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/08/but-we-needed-the-eggs.html. Where’s the grocery list?
Ok, so it has been awhile since we’ve posted anything of note, or anything at all for that matter. The business slowdowns of summer, as people take much deserved vacations, and hopefully get to spend some time with family, etc. Now it is back to school season (in case you hadn’t noticed), and we hope that you are gearing up for a great fall season.
This is an article that goes against what our stereotypical thoughts are, although with a degree in economics well back in my rearview mirror, it makes a lot of sense in talking about people as (relatively) rational actors.
I also make the connection that as a small business owner, I am like a bank with AP and AR, sometimes more than my local branch.
I’m always skeptical of one size fits all kind of statements about business, but there are some insights in here to make us feel hopeful or a bit anxious about our own business culture:
If you aren’t familiar with TED Talks, you should check them out. For me, they provide all kinds of ideas and are thought provoking across many topics. True confession, I have to kind of watch them off and on, or I can feel a bit overwhelmed by the information. Here’s a few specifically selected for entrepreneurs:
Collins Endurance Ink (TWK-2010H) has become one of our best selling Collins ink over the past several months, close to overtaking Max 2 as the second best selling Collins Ink at ink4mail.com
Max 3 is still our most popular Collins Ink, but Endurance may be headed in that direction.
For those of us that have kids who are of the internship age, this is some helpful advice, I think. Seems kindof common sense, but sometimes reinforcing that in writing is a good thing.
As we struggle with the balance of the various pressures on our lives, family, work, faith, friends, it is hard to maintain perspective.
Here’s an article about one man’s experience and approach…
Competition is always better!! Unless you’re the business being competed against. It looks like there is another player in the high end handset market …