How to hire the right Logo Designer

How to hire the right Logo Designer

One of the first steps to creating your brand will include the design of your logo. Creating a logo for your company that stands the test of time, requires a professional logo designer capable of doing the job correctly. I have seen many business owners work with...
Caring too much is a necessary trait

Caring too much is a necessary trait

I recently sent an open letter to my city council, city staff, chamber of commerce and the local newspaper. In this letter I made it clear that I cared about where my city was heading and how it could be fixed. Unfortunately only one person in the list of 15 responded...
Why people don’t succeed

Why people don’t succeed

You have heard it all before and I know this subject has been talked to death. Why people don’t succeed has been translated by many successful people over the decades. Everyone has their own interpretation of what success is and many more have answers to why they have...
Networking conversations with impact

Networking conversations with impact

There is nothing worse than going to a networking event only to hear the same boring questions repeated time and again…”what do you do?” and the reply is always the same “oh, cool”…*facepalm* It sucks and it makes networking suck. I attended a great mixer put on...
A story can impact your audience

A story can impact your audience

Think about this for a moment. If my blogs weren’t centralized around a story, would you read it? I will make an assumption your answer would be no. Stories have a way of connecting and engaging the listener/reader. They can be powerful in creating a marketing...
Kindness goes a long way

Kindness goes a long way

When my youngest son was born, he almost died. He entered this world asphyxiated on the umbilical cord. I sat there holding the hand of my wife lying on the gurney getting stitched up as we watched his lifeless body be tended to by the nurses. Quickly he was rushed...
Stories matter

Stories matter

Think about this for a moment. If my weekly newsletters weren’t centralized around a story, would you read it? I will make an assumption your answer would be no. Stories have a way of connecting and engaging the listener/reader. They can be powerful in creating a...
Life lessons from skating

Life lessons from skating

My boys have been learning how to skate for the past year or so. We don’t get out enough to see significant progress or so I thought. I took them out a few weeks ago. It was the first time in the past year. Last year, I had the boys out 3 times I think. Up to that...
How far can you see?

How far can you see?

When I began my business 7 years ago, the furthest thing from my mind was an end game. If someone asked me seven years ago, “What is your plan for your company when you retire?” I would have looked at them with a dumbfounded blank stare. Pie eyed and oblivious. Over...

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