Another Ponzi Scheme, REALLY?

“There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers “There is a sucker born every minute.” – P.T. Barnum Today is a double whammy of famous quotes. How cool is that? I have … READ ON >

Expecting the Expected

The tough place for a business to be is when it consumes all of its’ resources just delivering the expected. The expected never wows a customer or client, it only delivers on what they expect to get because they paid … READ ON >

The Race To The Bottom

I’m not sure what surprises me more, that they (the school) is no longer teaching cursive writing, or that nobody is surprised. Not only are people not surprised, they seem to agree with the school, cursive writing is … passé. … READ ON >

Double Double

So there I was working in Ohio, my friend Brian pulled into the drive through of a Tim Horton’s Donuts franchise. You may not know but “Tim’s” is the reigning coffee King in Canada, which may or may not have … READ ON >

Remember My Buddy Rodd?

A couple of years ago I wrote a blog about an amazing customer service experience I had I had at my bike shop. The consultant is Rodd, and he is a friend of mine. I have tremendous respect for him, … READ ON >

The Purpose of Passion

We thought we would have some fun with Famous Quote Friday today. In his prime, Mohammad Ali was a colourful figure who was loved or despised with little room in between. No matter where you fall on that one it … READ ON >

Stories Connect

The other day I was talking to a potential client and although we had not spoken before, we were both really comfortable, the discussion was easy, I didn’t feel like a sales guy, and I don’t think he felt like … READ ON >

Staging Not Stalling

Sometimes your great idea will have to wait. Sometimes it really isn’t feasible, the time, the funding, the human resources are just not there, so you have no choice but to push back and plan for another day. How do … READ ON >

Redefine Your Value

Why does anyone pay a real estate agent anymore? You are paying them a lot of money to open the door of your house and show somebody your kitchen. 30 years ago real estate agents brought a lot of value, … READ ON >

Not So Much From The Seat Of Your Pants

I caught an excellent film the other day, RUSH, which I didn’t hear a lot about but I highly recommend it. The cinematography is stunning and the true story is captivating. I dare say you could watch it with the … READ ON >