Total Posts : 12 posts

Field Notes

Being a great small business

Today I was in Glenwood Springs seeing my friends Tommy and Tina Divel at Grande Optics. Tommy and I were talking about what makes a great small business and why great small businesses are what the world needs. I was telling Tommy how I've never in all my

26 Oct 23 4 min read

Capitalism, notes on business

This is capitalism https://bit.ly/3PTEQRH A few notes from my 33 years in business. Many more to follow. * Work with people smarter than me I've always had the ability to spot brilliant minds. Wen I did, I did all I could to learn from them and/

01 Aug 22 2 min read

throw out the old rules?

"Half of my advertising isn't working. Problem is, I don't know which half". P.T. Barnum NFT projects rely on Twitter and Discord for engagement. Which means they know nothing about their customers. "spin you're old school. It's different

22 Apr 22 2 min read

Community and Value

On NFT Twitter the chatter is always how valuable community is to an avatar project, disproportionatly so. At face value this isn't true. Value comes from the founders. The founders created something so great, it caused the customers to change their pfp. Then, the founders added more value.

22 Jul 21 1 min read

This is a great business - do what they do

A tie-dye I ordered from SheMakesShirts [https://www.etsy.com/shop/SheMakesShirts] came today. The shirt came in a tie-dye package. Inside was my shirt, a handwritten thank you note, stickers, candy, and care instructions. I love the shirt. My fist V-neck tie-dye. Great for when it’s really hot,

27 Jun 21 2 min read