Fostering Collaboration


How do you engage with customers, employees, vendors, community and fellow businesses? What is the “culture” of your business? Your culture is the human side of what you do and is a significant part of your success. Our customers, employees, vendors, community and fellow businesses are collaborators and investors. We need them all to be invested in what we do. We can foster greater investment […]

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Growing Opportunity


“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas A. Edison  At the end of my working life, my greatest joy is mentoring young people. In them, I am reminded of my younger self – at 15, 21, 30… I see their promise. I see their great strengths and hope. Like me, they will fail to see […]

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Celebrating Relationships


A business does not succeed solely because of products or location or the services it provides. It succeeds because of the people behind all of those. It’s the people that make the place special, create a connection to the product, and provide quality service. A business succeeds because of relationships.  It’s about trust, collaboration, shared goals and results. It’s about attitude and shared values. At […]

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Celebrating Small Business


As a marketing company, it’s rewarding to watch our customers’ businesses grow. Every day we work with small and medium-size businesses; primarily several employees to 100. These are our community’s entrepreneurs, providing products and services that grow our local economy. Ten, twenty, fifty, or a hundred of these small and medium-size businesses can have much more economic impact than one company that employs 1000 people. Here […]

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