Category Archives: Other Ideas

Very Simple Financial Management System

Very Simple Financial Management System

Personal financial budging can be a drag because of the amount of detail some systems require.  I’ve found a system that works well for me becasue it is  super simple to track and understand.  It makes your budget something actionable and understandable; you can make decisions by tracking one single number: your Daily Spend Value. Daily Spend Value

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My Zombie Plan

My Zombie Plan

Sooner or later, a rabid dog is going to drink some sour milk, develop a head cold and sneeze on someone with pink eye and BAM….we have a zombie apocalypse on our hands.  “Be prepared” is the moto of the Boy Scouts, so either plan to kidnap one or figure out your zombie plan in

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How I would optimize: The elevators in our office building

Optimization is getting the most out of a situation with fixed constraints.  In our building of 10 floors with 4 elevators we have 800 or so employees.  As with most office buildings, we all arrived around the same time and leave around the same time. The optimization statement is: Goal: Minimize wait time for elevators,

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Better Faster Cheaper

I’ve worked in many service organizations in the Denver area.  In a perfect world, a service organization would give the best work possible, very quickly, and at a highly competitive price. This would be “Better Faster Cheaper”. It’s not possible for a company to operate this way for a long duration.  It’s just not.  You have to give up at least

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Why box wine is amazing

Boxes don’t role, and that’s a fact.

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What do you pay me for?

About to sign a contract with a new firm?  Ask about how they get pay their employees and what metrics they track internally. …It  might shed light on why they’re making some of their suggestions to you, focused on a long term success with you, or just trying to process you as quick as possible.

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Busy busy busy

Ah! Okay, so while I’m very excited about the top secrete WCT project that I’ve been working on every night until I pass out…I’m also getting very tired. I’ve learned a lot over the past 2 weeks about many different things, but am very excited to get through this first phase and unleash it to

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Up and Running!

Finally got the personal blog up! I’ve really enjoyed writing and developing my thoughts for other organizations, and now I get to really explore ideas without other expectations. I already feel years behind on this, and am excited to where it will lead!

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