Entries by Doug Dayhoff

New Adventures

“Go make it happen!” 10+ years ago, we had a vision to grow Upland into a strong regional brewery that would thrive for decades into the future. We brought in smart, creative thinkers. We rolled up our sleeves and honed the craft of brewing beers and preparing meals that we were proud to serve. There […]

How To Lose Your Sanity In 3 Easy Steps

Or One Key Step To KEEP Your Sanity I’m like the journalist, Raoul Duke, in Fear and Loathing: I see ALL the bats. Fail to hit budget in one of your markets: there’s a bat. Read a post in our company’s social feed which isn’t very interesting: bat. Walk onto the production floor and notice […]

Why I Write

Leadership: Hard-fought Wins, Undeserved Losses, and Vice Versa I stole the title, “Evangelical Agnostic,” from a middle-aged guy who got into trouble and then wondered, “How do you know when it’s too late to learn?” That’s an interesting question for someone like me who’s had his fair share of hard-fought wins alongside a few undeserved […]