Five Questions – Andres Varela

I ask five questions of people who have influenced me, or people that I admire, to find out a little more about them. I try to make the questions simple to allow the person answering them as much latitude as possible in their responses. It's very much in the Tim Ferriss "Tribe Of Mentors" line … Continue reading Five Questions – Andres Varela

Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual

This book was published in 2017, and was written by Jocko Willink, who is a former Navy Seal and now a successful writer and podcaster. He's one intense human being as you can glean from the cover of his book. He's pretty much black and white on all things. Discipline Equals Freedom reminds me in … Continue reading Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual

Lean Review: McDonald’s

Expected Value: Inexpensive fast food of mediocre quality or better delivered within a few minutes.  Delivered Value: Inexpensive fast food of average quality within a few minutes in a noisy environment.  Lean Concepts Identified: McDonald's has perfected many of the ideas behind lean production. Below are my notes illustrating where they are strong, and where … Continue reading Lean Review: McDonald’s

4 Blogs/Podcasts That Revolutionized The World, Made People Lose Weight, and Improved Their Sex Lives

I went for a more catchy title for this post. It's not a hundred percent accurate, but maybe it will generate some clicks. It's actually four good blogs, e-courses, and podcasts that I've discovered. I hope you like them too! Tim Ferriss: (Blog & Podcast) Ferriss has a list of questions that he relies on … Continue reading 4 Blogs/Podcasts That Revolutionized The World, Made People Lose Weight, and Improved Their Sex Lives