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”
I like to figure things out. So in December of 2005 when I incorporated MyBike, I had no idea what I was doing, so I figured it out.
For those of you who knew me before 30, you probably know that I started MyBike when I was 25. Then something happened
When I started knocking on doors I thought I was going to breeze through the door to door training program and be rich. Believe me when I say, I have never been more wrong AND more poor in my entire life. I have volumes of stories that show my poorness, but for the sake ofContinue reading “A Door to Change”
Have you noticed that everyone deals with challenges differently? Some people freak out while others appear to be completely unfazed. There is a reason for that. Whenever something negative happens, your brain remembers. The bigger the challenge, the bigger the emotional response, and the higher it gets ranked in your brains “Gigantic Catalog of Challenges”. Continue reading “The Gigantic Catalog of Challenges”
In 2012, Blaine, the former CEO of Panera called to do business. Actually it was an email from Jerry the General Manager and he wanted to use our electric bikes for Panera delivery. Pretty cool, right? Me and Steve set up a meeting with the Panera folks including Jerry and the now CEO Blaine, who flewContinue reading “Panera- The Big Deal”
In the era of social distancing all of us have had to alter how we go about our days, which has given way to new challenges such as working from home with a house full of people, homeschooling kids, the decrease of personal space, and the lack of self care. This Brookline Chamber of CommerceContinue reading “Virtual Panel- Juggling Work, School Work, & Family”
When I was 25 I started my first company. I had the green light to implement any idea that popped into my creative mind. There was no boss telling me “NO”. Only myself, the ultimate yes man saying, “LeRoy, that idea is gold. Do it!”. As liberating and amazing as that sounds, I hadContinue reading “The Power of Two”
When I was 23 years old I was in a 100% commission door to door sales pyramid scheme according to my parents, but I called it a Management Training Program. I kid you not when I say, it was the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life and I would do it all overContinue reading “Door to Door Sales-Entrepreneurship Bootcamp”
Growing up, I loved winning. One thing people don’t realize about adult me, is that I am extremely competitive.