Category Archives: Integrity

An Open Letter to Success Foods Management Group, DBA Torchy’s Tacos

We were Torchy’s Tacos fans since the early days on South First Street. When you opened your location on Spicewood Springs in early 2010, we became regulars. The quality of food has been excellent and consistent, and service was acceptable. … Continue reading

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Performance Review Season

I have twelve performance reviews to write this month. I expect to use, on average, 4 hours for each review. That time I will spend reviewing notes, emails, artifacts from calendar invites and code that each person has contributed to … Continue reading

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They Don’t Taco Like They Used To

For those of you in Austin, or anywhere else Torchy’s Tacos has a presence, you’ll likely agree that they cook up some of the best tacos – and queso – around. We have been hardcore fans of the Damn Good … Continue reading

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Title Inflation Can Be a Tricky Thing

“You should keep your ambition in check.” That’s some misplaced, yet free advice I got from a co-worker as I was on my way out of a job earlier in my career. A little ambition goes a long way. But, … Continue reading

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Remove Qualifying Language From Your Vocabulary

You know, Yoda was right.  Do or do not; there is no try. Using tentative or qualifying language, whether spoken or written, can drag down your credibility as a leader and as a communicator.  This bad habit makes it look … Continue reading

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