Insights

Perseverance Creates Luck

Steve Martin, in his Masterclass course on comedy says, “When it’s your turn to be picked, you have to be within pointing distance.” If we’re friends or you’ve read my posts, you’ve likely heard me say, “All things being equal,…

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Thinking About Learning All Wrong

In the Lema house, we have a high value for learning and education My wife was a teacher in school districts for almost two decades and then spent time home schooling our two kids until they got to high school.…

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Are You Willing To Suck?

I Turned 51 Today Today I begin my 52 year around the sun. That’s just another way of saying I’m getting older and today was my birthday. I spent the day in Disney’s California Adventure with my wife and two…

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Celebrating What’s Important

Tomorrow I’ll turn 51. Thankfully, I have all the gifts I could ever want. The friendships I’ve made have not only sustained me but been blessings in my life over the last pair of decades. But life wasn’t always this…

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Predicting the Future

Predicting the Future is Impossible Predicting the future is impossible and will only highlight how wrong you are. Right? I mean, I’m the guy who said, once on a podcast, that the only thing you could know for certain about…

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Why the Pagely Sale is Good for Everyone

This is one of those “insider baseball” posts so if you’re not into WordPress ecosystem posts, skip this one and come back tomorrow. Another Big & Success Company Just Sold Just a few months ago Yoast sold to Bluehost. I…

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Networking is Your Secret Weapon

We’re Always Busy. That’s Not Changing. In the WordPress ecosystem, where I spend a good amount of time, there is never enough time to get everything done. There’s also a long list (that never gets shorter) of things you should…

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Recruiting New Employees?

I’ve spent the last few weeks recruiting new employees. That’s what happens when one of your key folks gets a great offer elsewhere. And when you buy a company and decide you’re going to grow the marketing and development teams.…

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