Challenge,  On Writing,  publishing

A Great Crew

Working Well…

Today, because it was the day after a major holiday, I needed to stop by the offices and north store for a few errands. So Kris and I headed up there in the middle of the afternoon.

A new store manager was being trained there today because Josh is moving to the computer side of everything. And Allyson and her publishing crew were going great guns, all smoothly and without stress.

The new bookstore is doing great, with Dan making fantastic progress getting a thousand details set up, and of course Billy at our flagship store is on full steam, since we are still coming out of the summer.

So I was just very pleased at the sense of competence and fun in the stores and through the  entire publishing business.

And I felt very lucky to have such a great group of people.

It was just one of those days.

A good day.

And I am learning to appreciate those good days as they roll around.

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  • Jo

    Don’t tell anyone your stores are doing well Dean. You’ll blow the narrative. People don’t like their wrong headed thinking exposed. 😉

    • dwsmith

      Just got to know how to run them and have expectations solidly in place. And expenses under control. And multiple cash streams beyond the front door.