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By |October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Well, here’s a marketing twist I never imagined… Remember the famous, “Finger Lickin’ Good” catchphrase used by KFC back when it went by Kentucky Friend Chicken? Well, they recently announced a totally new way to bring in more business… and no, it’s not a coupon and it’s not even a special 2-for-1 deal. Nope. It’s a dating game, entitled: “I Love You Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating [...]

Good to Great

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hey there, hope you’re having a great day! In fact – “Great” – is the topic of this message. It came to mind after checking out a best-selling book by Jim Collins: "From Good to Great - Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't." In it, Collins outlined a few key concepts that major corporations -- including Microsoft -- have worked very hard to implement. The core [...]

Headin’ South?

By |October 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Well, the leaves are turning, the temperatures are falling, and the days grow shorter. Yes, it’s that time of year once again where critters and humans alike start heading South for the Winter. The “snowbird” instinct runs strong in many species, not just boomers with RVs. In fact, National Geographic magazine recently did an article on how the advent of the Fall season affects different animals. For example: For [...]

Practically Perfect?

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

In my humble opinion, one of the greatest movies that still holds up as fun for all ages is the classic film, “Mary Poppins.” In a nutshell, it’s the tale of how absent father George Banks discovers the true value of family thanks to magical nanny Mary Poppins. One scene in the film shows Mary holding up a tape measure to see how the children “measure up.” One child [...]

Tough question

By |October 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

I found this tale of a “tough question” both interesting and challenging. It’s from an interview President Jimmy Carter had with Admiral Hyman Rickover when Carter was just a young man applying for the nuclear submarine program.  Here's the story as described by Carter himself: --------- It was the first time I met Admiral Rickover, and we sat in a large room by ourselves for more than two hours, and [...]

Doing

By |October 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Long before Yoda uttered the famous words, “Do or do not. There is no try” a similar sentiment on business and life was expressed by famed showman P.T. Barnum, known in his day as a pretty savvy businessman and marketer. It’s dead-on to the concept of what it takes for you and me to succeed in pretty much everything we do. Take it away PT... -------------------------------------------- WHATEVER YOU DO, [...]

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