Month: December 2019

Dog Food

Dog Food

Good Morning! There is an old marketing joke about a dog food company that goes like this. There was a dog food company that was having trouble, so the CEO hired: A top animal nutritionist A brilliant packaging guru A superb marketing team However it didn’t work. When nothing moved the needle the CEO hired …

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Integration

Integration

Good Evening, How many times have you, or someone you know said you don’t have time to exercise/read/learn/whatever else? Probably a lot. While broadly speaking I think that you have time for everything that is important enough for you (we all have the same 24 hours in the day after all) there are some ways …

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Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

Good Evening, I hope everyone had a great holiday. I am known for being fairly curmudgeonly about holidays… its a reputation that is well earned. But I do look forward to Christmas day, and spending the day with my family; giving gifts, catching up, having some fun and… taking full advantage of my mother’s cooking. …

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Zzzzzz

Zzzzzz

Good Afternoon! Today I want to talk about the importance of proper sleep, which is something I struggled with all my life, until this year. Before we dive into how I have gone about improving it there are some things we need to cover. First is… everyone is different. What worked for me, may not …

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December 🎅

December 🎅

Good Evening, Every business is, to one degree or another, seasonal. That means they have a peak season and a down season. Retail for example has its busiest season from Thanksgiving (last Thursday in November) through the day after Christmas. Tourism, at least when you live in a beach town like I do has its …

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Kiss Me

KISS Me 💋

Good Evening! No I don’t mean THAT kind of kiss. Sorry to disappoint you!  KISS is an acronym that means Keep It Simple Stupid This is on my mind today because, in another popular online marketing community, they have been offering a wide variety of different programs, at different price points, with different requirements, some …

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Practice

Practice

Good Afternoon! “Practice is doing enough repetitions of something that you become mentally and physically exhausted.” My karate teacher said something to that effect this morning and it occurred to me that the same is true in business. If you don’t offer the best product or service you are eventually going to fail. The only …

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