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Please, STOP with the surveys!!!

I am probably going to upset some communications majors out there with this, BUT – STOP already with the surveys. Back in the olden days when all the computers were mainframes and kept in climate controlled “dinosaur pens,” the first rule of interpreting data...

“Locking the barn door after the horse is gone”

  Many businesses emphasize the need to obtain new business at the risk of ignoring and neglecting existing clients. Granted, maintaining clients is not as glamorous from a marketing perspective as landing the big new client, but every bit as necessary. If you don’t...

Using the Dog Days of Summer to your Advantage

Many people mistakenly consider the June 1 to Labor Day time period to be “dead” for growing business. I consider it the perfect time to enhance existing business relationships, and possibly even create new ones. Summer presents some unique opportunities for...

Time Travel

Saturday was my birthday. Thankfully, God saw fit to grant me another trip around the sun. Not everybody gets that gift. This gave cause to some inner reflection. Let’s jump from there to the fact that I have always been fascinated by the concept of time travel. It...

Is lying to yourself the new driver?

Is lying to yourself the new driver? I kind of stumbled on this oddity earlier today and thought I would share it. Many of us who try to fight the ravages of aging resort to the health club in this never-ending battle. I used to be a gym rat, playing pickup basketball...