ANDY NULMAN JUST FOR LAUGHS

What I Learned This Week: In Business, Ditch the Past

The euphoria of continually going back to the well and finding it full is, in my mind, short-lived and dangerous. No matter what your business, if your dreamy current sales projections are based predominantly -- or entirely -- on what you've produced before, you are in for a rude awakening.

What I Learned This Week: Why "Yes" Is Always Best

No matter what the game, or the project, saying "Yes" maintains your presence in it. Saying "No" shuts you out, and shuts things down. "Yes" keeps you alive, even if you have no idea where you're going. Either you figure things out along the way, or things blow up in your face.