Our team is migrating from Google Docs to Trello to manage our open projects. The move was made to help us deliver on our Promise to be On Point, On Time, and On Budget. Though early in the process, I’m witnessing an unexpected benefit: knowledge sharing.
For sixteen years, I operated my business with no employees, completing projects with knowledge stored only in my head. This system doesn’t work well when bringing on employees and shifting responsibilities to them, such
In a previous PhilTake, I declared, “it’s time for me and my business to get off the train.” My business needed to change. Change requires recognition, then acceptance, and finally, action. Recognition was easy, acceptance achievable. But action? That’s where I struggled. If you’re just joining us, I own and operate a branded merchandise business. We brand nearly anything with your company logo, working with our strategic network of supply partners. We currently handle 200-30
My Dad was a WWII veteran, but he never discussed his service to our country that helped change the world. After the war, he owned and operated a third-generation printing business with his brothers, but he never discussed the significant impact his business had on our family. What did he talk about? Faith. Family. Community. Not through words, but through actions. He lived, practiced, and exemplified these three principles. I didn't fully appreciate his approach to life when