Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.

Getting Things Done and Sharpening The Saw

Sometimes one has to do as much work, or more, preparing as they do executing.At Search Influence, we follow a business operating system based on Scaling Up from Verne Harnish. Within that system is the setting of annual initiatives. Ours typically follow the Four Decisions outlined in the book.For our "People" Initiative, which I am …

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Over at Search Influence: Learnings from Local U Advanced in Denver

I had the good fortune to take part in Local U Advanced in Denver on September 19th. I wrote about it on the Search Influence blog. The bullet points: Sterling Sky is buying Local U We've been wrong all along about <title> tag length Google is whomping Yelp in reviews, even in Yelp's typically strong …

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Garmin Fenix Frustration solved by Swimming Watch Tools

My Garmin Fenix 3 HR is a wonderful, and oftentimes frustrating, tool. I discover new ways to use my Fenix 3 on a regular basis. It is one of two watches I wear regularly, the other being my Apple Watch. It is sometimes really frustrating, too. One of my recent frustrations is more me than …

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