The Bootstrap Chronicles

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] “I’ve got all this work to do, and nobody’s helping me.” “I can’t take a vacation because everything will fall apart.” “If I want it done right, I’m gonna have to do it myself.”   Sound familiar? These classic phrases are typical of Work Martyrs, those people in most...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] July 1 marked the mid-way point in the year. By now, we’ve weathered the long, snowy winter, reveled in the (too short) spring and are experiencing the second half of summer. Soon, vacations will be over, kids will go back to school, leaves will...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] All of us know someone who's a leader or member in some kind of volunteer organization, whether it's a church group, fraternity/ sorority, student group or neighborhood association. Here are some bad habits that I've witnessed keep mission-based organizations from doing their best work: 10....

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Forget about gold or diamonds - the rarest commodity on Earth these days is someone's undivided attention! Between email, voicemail, Facebook, Twitter, the house, the spouse and the kids, it seems like everyone is overwhelmed and unable to focus.   I spend a large portion of...