If You Are in a Hurry, You Are in Danger

#FPF – Week 8 Hey There! If you are in a hurry, you are in danger. This saying was first introduced to me by my dad (also Jim Martin, pictured below). I’m not 100% certain what the original context was, but I remember his cadence: “If you are in a hurry……. You are in danger…..” … Continue reading “If You Are in a Hurry, You Are in Danger”

Things of Great Value Aren’t Advertised Cheaply

FPF – Week 7 The phrase “Things of great value aren’t advertised cheaply” was first introduced to me by a pastor that had been invited to speak at my high school during a senior year assembly.  His talk focused on one’s personal branding – to not sell one’s self short, as we went off into this new … Continue reading “Things of Great Value Aren’t Advertised Cheaply”

Lessons Learned from Evernote’s Recent User Plan Changes

#FPF – Week 6 Up until recently, I had been a big Post-It note guy – writing down anything that I didn’t want to forget on a small piece of paper, which lived on my desk. Aside from this collection making Wes’s eye twitch whenever his gaze would fall on my side of the office, … Continue reading “Lessons Learned from Evernote’s Recent User Plan Changes”

Some of the Best Bonds are Made When Things Aren’t Going Well

#FPF – Week 5 With the July 4th Holiday upon us, I’d like to explore a parallel between client/customer relationships and fireworks. When things are going well and all is unfolding as anticipated, you are rewarded with a beautiful show in the night sky. When things go wrong however, the situation can quickly turn volatile … Continue reading “Some of the Best Bonds are Made When Things Aren’t Going Well”