Category: Business Value

Your 2017 »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  Your highest return on hours invested should occur at the end of each year. Over the next few weeks you should be planning your 2017. Today’s Moment discusses this important topic. Your Hourly Rate I’m still amazed that most (90%+) individuals […]

Our Corridors of Innovation »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website Last week we talked about the importance of having a positive relationship with failure. Some of you correctly added that in some areas of the country, failure is not only tolerated, it is worn as a badge of honor. It’s no […]

My Continuing Positive Relationship with Failure »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  I was running my mouth in Boston a while back, as I’m wont to do, when someone asked me a question that stopped me in my tracks. The question: “How does it feel to go through life as a Midas Manager…to […]

What Would Bill Do? »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  The mental journey of my recent book – Time Really Is Money – began when I first heard the story of Bill Gates and the $100 bill. Apparently Bill was strolling through an airport (as if) when he by chance wandered […]

Welcome to the Transformation Age »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website All of the ladder climbing that I describe in “Time Really Is Money” happens in a business age. Every so often, the rules of business change. In the past 200 years this has occurred several times. First came the Industrial Revolution, […]

Control Freaks and the American Dream »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  I grew-up in a family that owned and operated businesses. My Dad was a serial entrepreneur, with all of the good and bad that such a title bestows. Behaving as a functioning family is tough enough; throwing a business into the […]

Things I Think I Think »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website The following is what happens when I think too much for an extended period of time. So let’s blame the Summer break for this. Here are just a few things I think I think: – Never do biz with desperate people, […]

Ode to the History Major »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  At the dawn of the 20th century, students were educated in the classics. This entailed studying ancient languages, the humanities, a smattering of physical sciences, and history. Over the past hundred years, however, higher education forever changed as specialized training in […]

Things We Just Won’t Admit »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  Some ideas so define who we are that we can’t accept that the idea itself may have little or no relevance. To admit the possible irrelevance means that we would have to challenge our core beliefs, and that’s something few of […]

Things I’ve Learned While Mentoring »

MidasMoments: Rob Slee’s Comments on the Nation CLICK HERE to return to our website  I’ve mentored many owners up their vLadders (value creation ladders). Plus, I have been climbing my own vLadder for the past five years. I’ve learned some things that you should know. Just associating time with value will cause a behavioral change. […]