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About Wait! Wait! I've Got an Idea!

I love to talk about what makes us squirm...that's always where the truth is.

Business Theory

You see them all the time…one article after another on business theory: optimism, realism, passion, perseverance. There is a lot of theory out there and some of it works some of the time but these are just theories and the … Continue reading

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When the Impossible Turns Out to be…Impossible

I’m a great believer in overcoming “impossibilities” but even hard-working eternal optimists get hit with the reality that impossible sometimes exists. Tristar MGA is closing her doors on February 15, 2012 after 21 years and those of us who believed in her are trying … Continue reading

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Fighting the Persistent Perception

What happens if you come across a persistent perception that stands in your way? You get tested…so does your own perception. It’s ok to question your optimism, in fact it’s always a good idea. But once you’ve decided a project … Continue reading

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The Persistant Perception

Perception can not be dismissed, regardless of how factually inaccurate it is. Marketing experts know and utilize this truth through advertizing that seeks to influence perception, sometimes without regard for reality but sometimes they just want folks to look at … Continue reading

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Acres of Diamonds (Part 2) – A Great Story to Kick off 2012

Acres of Diamonds (Part 2) – A Great Story to Kick off 2012. Creatively exploring new possibilities is a big trend, mainly because of today’s economy. We must be leaner and implement more effective, efficient methodologies in order to compete. … Continue reading

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Innovation vs Quality Control, A Non-Existent Battle

The thought of Quality Control makes most people cringe and start hiding stuff. That hiding stuff method of living is problematic for me and I spend most of my time trying to get people to fess up to their mistakes … Continue reading

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Online Marketing & Twitter

I’ve started following a few online marketing experts on my private Twitter account, partially as an experiment and partially because I found some people I want to hear more about, like @berkun (Scott Berkun.) As soon as I followed Scott … Continue reading

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