It is easy to talk about all the great things that should be done to successfully grow a business. But what do you do when you can see that you are on the path to failure? What do you do when you are running low on cash, business is not coming in quick enough, or […]
Posts by Rolf Versluis:
Even tougher than crossing the equator and international date line at the same time, submerged… I hated going to the unemployment office and telling them how I had been out looking for jobs. Just one month earlier I was the man in charge of an important and dangerous exercise. Now I felt like a loser. […]
There is a park nearby where I walk my dog. At the park there are softball fields where my daughter played for a few years, football fields…
There’s a lot of phrases that bubble into my head at odd times. This is one I learned early on at the Academy. I didn’t really understand it’s significance until I was fully engaged in my first job on the submarine. Some midshipmen make a big deal about how difficult life is at Annapolis. They’re […]
Yes I do, it’s my company. Now either help or STFU.
A few years ago I changed the way I taught my kids rules. I started teaching them how to break rules. It’s wonderful, refreshing, and feels a bit subversive. From an early age, I had been taught to follow the rules. We live in a world full of rules. And that’s probably good for when […]
Wouldn’t you like to have wifi access all the time, wherever you go? I sure would.
I started a business in just about the most unsound way possible. I made a bunch of errors. One year after my wife and I had our first…
When looking to sell more to existing customers and prospects, one of the most cost effective ways to do this is through what I call an integrated marketing campaign. It uses video, blog posts, emails, phone calls, webinar, followup, and cash to generate opportunities for the sales team in an integrated fashion. I used it […]
It was easy to order the Bitcoin miner. I just went to the Bitmain website and ordered it. I paid for it in Bitcoin, because a few weeks earlier I had signed up on Coinbase, converted a little money to Bitcoin, and had some ready to go. Getting it running was a little tougher… I […]