Author Archives: Bill Peck

Hardware versus Software

It’s been a while since I’ve purchased a new computer. I did get a new work laptop a couple of years ago and it was fun looking at various computer stats and how various parts and upgrades contribute to performance. What kind of hard drive, how much RAM, what kind of processor, what kind of […]

Three Types of Problems

People have three types of problems – internal, external and philosophical. Writers, screenwriters, novelists and story tellers use the framework of these three problems to develop their characters. The characters in stories are often complex and that’s what makes them more relatable to the audience. The more the characters seem like us, the more likely […]

American Pale Ale – Batch #1

Homebrewing beer is a hobby that will save you money and introduce you to a world you’ve never really thought that much about.

Perception vs. Reality

The Tooth Fairy. The Easter Bunny. Santa Claus. Each of these characters were as real to me as my parents and brothers were real. I remember clearly the day I realized these characters were not actually real, they were only celebrated cultural icons. I believed in these creatures. The truth did not matter, however, because […]

Systems: A Work From Home Perspective

Work from home success requires an appropriate physical space and time management skills.

Systems

Systems are only as good as the people that use them. But systems are how things scale and grow and create new opportunity. Something I think about every time I get in a car and drive is how transportation systems work in our society. Street lights, stop signs, lane lines, off ramps – all these […]

12 Favorite Books and One Thing I Learned from Each

1-Wrestling Sturbridge by Rich Wallace This was the first book that I remember actually reading, actually finishing, and actually really enjoying. It was about the struggle of growing up and figuring things out. I liked that it was a life metaphor revolving around sports and middle school. 2-Good to Great, Jim Collins I learned about […]

How to Sell Out

Its not easy, but it is a simple formula. No, I don’t mean give up your morals or sell your soul to the devil. I’m talking about how to sell all the seats at your games or events….how to get the place full of people who are pumped and excited to have a great experience. […]

What I Learned from a Month Off of Drinking Beer

Not drinking beer for a month gave me a whole new perspective on self awareness.

Accountability

think about who you are and why. can you actually be honest?