Can You Hear Me?

We do business with and support those  people who have earned our attention. We are loyal to our friends, to certain businesses’, shops and restaurants. We love our brands, our bands and our TV shows. We love our towns, our … READ ON >

Marilyn’s Secret

It is famous quote Friday. Enjoy! “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as … READ ON >

5 High Performance Employee Motivation Techniques

It does not matter if you have a small team or a multi unit business; employee motivation techniques are the key to boosting team and business performance. We are not suggesting that you can make unmotivated employees motivated. That is … READ ON >

Worthy Of Hanging On Your Wall

Bob Parson’s. CEO & Founder of, has 16 rules for success and I believe these are very worthy for today’s blog. Get and stay out of your comfort zone. Never give up. When you are ready to quit, you’re … READ ON >

The Difference Between Leaders & Managers

In a word … Everything. The best thing you can say about a Leader? She made me better. I miss her. I want to be like her. The best thing you can say about a Manager? He keeps out of … READ ON >

What Albert Said

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”    – Albert Einstein (1879-1955) You might read what Albert had to say about human nature and have a bit of a chuckle to … READ ON >

The Things We Say

Guest blog by Susan Rothery, Editor at Large Every year or so, the vocabulary of business undergoes a bit of a makeover.  Phrases and terms that were popular one year get replaced by others.  Remember “quantum leap”? It seems the … READ ON >


It’s that time of the year and it still brings back chills. I remember the 40 pages at Shearson and the two pages at Smith Barney. With so much on my plate, I hated putting things down on paper that … READ ON >

Big Brains And Tiny Hearts

Ignorance and arrogance are the artist and entrepreneur’s indispensable allies. You have to be almost clueless enough to have no idea how impossible your endeavor is going to be, and somehow cocky enough to know you can pull it off … READ ON >

Not Wanted On The Voyage

Baggage. We all have it, and we all wrestle with either carrying it or leaving it behind. The true essence of innovation is knowing what to abandon, to see what is no longer essential even if its still working or … READ ON >