Recent articles from Greg:
Why do you own your own firm? Some people do it because they’re horrible employees. They know it, and their former bosses knew it. My brother’s like that. He’s kind of the worst employee. He’ll start a new job and love it, but after awhile, he can’t handle the chronic, systemic problems that almost every […]
When you’ve watched Michael Phelps compete, you’ve probably thought to yourself, “That guy reminds me of Greg Kyte.” It makes sense because I, too, am a swimmer.¹ I started swimming competitively when I was eight years old for the Mountlake Terrace Lemmings. My stroke was the butterfly because for some reason doughy kids do […]
So I got drunk while I was teaching an ethics course. Let me make this clear: not while I was taking an ethics course, but while I was TEACHING an ethics course.¹ Thanks, Dan Ariely.
I’m supposed to get kicked out of Thriveal, but I’m still here because I’ve got dirt on Jason.¹ I’m not supposed to be in Thriveal because I don’t own a firm. I don’t even work at a firm. I’m in industry, and I’m an accounting department of one, so depending on who’s asking, I’m […]
The race to the bottom is stupid for two reasons: (A) you don’t want to be at the bottom, and (B) you’ve already lost that race. My brother Bob called me a little panicky last month because he lost his tax return.
Are you really an entrepreneur? Sure, maybe you own your own firm. But that’s not enough. You might not really be an entrepreneur? Back when I worked at a firm, we had about a dozen partners. They were all owners of the firm, but I never thought of them a entrepreneurs, and I’m pretty […]