April 12, 2022

How Are You Handling Vacations This Year?

Huh? What is going on? Thinking about summer now when there are so many more important thoughts. Ukraine, COVID, baseball, and “vacations” was all I could come up with? Well, you have read this far, so give up three minutes and read the rest of this blog. Everyone wants their summer vacation. They want to visit the beach with their kids or travel to see […]

April 5, 2022

Successful Management Involves the Whole Team

“So much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.” Peter Drucker I had coffee with some friends this week when our work situations became the topic. One of our friends was upset about a review they had just received from their boss. This person had been with the same company for over 20 years, and this was the […]

March 29, 2022

Part Of Running Your Business Is Seeing What’s On The Horizon

Yup, you are busy now. You can’t find any workers with skills, so why would you want to learn what’s coming next when you can’t even keep up with what is here now? I hear you and understand where you are coming from. Okay. Stay the way you are. But don’t be surprised when your competitors start working with a new product line that earns […]

March 22, 2022

Are You Accounting for All Your Costs

I wanted to comment on Paul Bieber’s blog from last week, as gas prices are the primary conversation here in California. Every time I go to fill up, the price is different. You can save money at some discount stations like Costco or Sam’s Club, but be ready to wait in a line that reminds me of those from the 1970s. Some of you may […]

March 15, 2022

Will We See Gas Surcharges?

We see it every day on the news and in our own cities and towns– gas prices are up over a dollar or two a gallon, and this came on very quickly, thanks to Mr. Putin for starting a war. This gas cost increase is hitting all of us. What does this have to do with a blog for USGNN™? Most of the readers of […]