Forest For The Trees

Here’s a quick story about how not understanding the long term profit value of your clients and customers can cost you dearly. Make sure you’re not doing this in your business! Prior to our move back to North Carolina, I did some research for a progressive dentist...

Wag More

I scoped out a pet boutique in my new hometown of Brevard, NC and found out they’d only been open since the first of the year. It’s great to see evidence of the indomitable American entrepreneurial spirit – opening a retail store in the midst of a...

Business & marketing: Can Twitter deliver?

Many of my clients and all of my coaching & consulting colleagues asks me: Does Twitter deliver results (as in bottom line results – profits!). And if so, how do you use it wisely and efficiently. I just read a great post on this very topic which gives a...

The Winds of Change

I was on a business trip last week. Driving through the great state of Kansas on I-70, I approached a rise and suddenly saw the beautiful, huge blades of dozens of wind turbines. These amazing machines create electricity from the blowing wind. While there’s no...

Mom’s 2 Greatest Business Lessons

You wouldn’t think that my mom, age 77, a former college English teacher, would know much about business. But I’ve found that two of her life lessons contain some crucial things we business folks all need to understand and apply. Lesson #1: Frugality for the good...

Credo Success

There’s one key thing you need to know to be successful. It’s something that never goes out of style, because it’s not about style. It’s about you being rock solid authentic in everything you do. There’s more hype than ever and we must...