The Catfish story for reals

The Catfish story Let me tell you a story of the cod fish. At the turn of the century cod fish were in much demand on the east coast. News of this tasty fish spread across the country all the way to the west coast. There was however a problem.

Codfish and Catfish

Codfish and Catfish A number of years back the codfish industry on the northeast coast of the US had a problem. The fresher the fish the better. So how could they keep the codfish fresh while they transported them across the country? When they froze the fish they lost too

The catfish effect

The catfish effect is the effect that a strong competitor has in causing the weak to better themselves. Actions done to actively apply this effect in an organization, is termed catfish management. In Norway, live sardines are a few times more expensive than frozen ones. It was said that only one ship could bring live Sardine home,

The main thing

The Main thing is keeping the Main thing the Main thing.   What do you think the “Main thing” is?   Let me know your comments and then I will give you what I think “the Main thing” is.   Have a great start to the week and make BIG

treating others

“If you treat men the way they are, you never improve them.     If you treat them the way you want them to be, you do.”   -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe       These words–presented in slightly different ways in different translations–come from a character in Goethe’s 1795 masterpiece, Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship,

Hunger and thirst

The story is told of a young man who approached Socrates as he sat by a lake. The young man told Socrates he would do anything to gain the wisdom Socrates possessed.     After a moment, Socrates stood up and motioned for the young man to follow him. He walked into

thought starter ifferisms

Here are some thought starter “ifferisms” for pondering over the weekend;   “If you are not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re playing it safe”  -Woody Allen   “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship,     he would keep it in port forever.”  -Saint

engineering yourself

    “The more things you try, the more likely one of them will work. The more books you read, the more likely one of them will have an answer to a question that could solve the major problems of your life.”  -Jack Canfield.   How are you doing in reading, studying

If it is to be….

“If it is to be, It is up to me”  -anonymous   So from this little ifferism….who is responsible for you, your situation, and your success?   “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,     and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet

Walt Disney Imagination

Walt Disney the man that dreamed up Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Pluto. He created a whole family of animated characters and went on to create incomparable family films that changed the world of cinema, and many of the principles of animation that he mastered are still being used today.