Between Viking Sports, MyBike, and knocking on doors, I’ve worked with thousands of people. During the time, someone smarter than me pointed out that people fall into three categories- high maintenance, low maintenance, and no maintenance. Let’s go through them… High Maintenance– This is the person who needs supervision. They are a question asker, theyContinue reading “Being No Maintenance”
Finally we were able to start the process of turning this bare earth into something somewhat decent. First we tackled the patio. I’ve done paver patios in the past and almost every time I have the same thought process: This will be great! What was I thinking I should stop now and pay someone IContinue reading “The Patio Oasis- Before and After”
We were just hitting our stride then the snow came. Lots of snow. When it finally melted in March we resumed the project. We wanted to get everything done before spring rolled around because we remembered how overgrown things were when we started. By working through the tail end of the winter we didn’t haveContinue reading “The Oasis Project- Paver Patio Prep”
Once my wife and I decided we were going to do this project solo, we decided to wait for mother nature to do her thing and let the plant life die for the winter. Without all the greenery including the hidden poison ivy, it was easier to get an idea of the projects scope. WeContinue reading “The Oasis Project- Breaking Ground”
I have this extremely annoying thing where I don’t like paying someone to do something I can do. I also have this other annoying thing where I don’t like paying someone to do something I never tried to do. So when we bought our house in October of 2020 I found myself with a lotContinue reading “The Oasis Project- The Beginning”
Back in 2014 MyBike opened up on the main drag in South Boston. I was nervous that we wouldn’t be able to cover the rent and that it was going to be a terrible mistake. Thankfully I was proven wrong when we started selling bikes. Lots of bikes. Selling all of these bikes created aContinue reading “All That Cardboard”
Building a team is such a hard thing to do. It took me years to get good at this skill. When I did door to door sales, the only way to get out of the “field” (the actual pounding the pavement to knock on doors) was to develop a team of sales people to sellContinue reading “Team Building is Hard”
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