The underbelly of any society is filled with individuals who have no desire to contribute to the better good of the people in that society and think only of themselves as they put their efforts into criminal activity. It is apparent in our daily lives through reading newspapers and magazines […]
The lucky rabbit’s foot wasn’t lucky for the rabbit
One of the memories that I have of my dad was the sayings he would use to get his point across. My favorite was that the lucky rabbit’s foot wasn’t lucky for the rabbit. He would use that saying on me when I was depending upon luck more than my […]
Success won’t be handed to you on a silver platter.
I’m not really sure where the idiom “handed to you on a silver platter” came from and looking it up on the Internet proved less than fruitful in finding the origin; however, the meaning is very clear … getting something without having to work for it. I’m only too familiar […]
Setting the performance bar
I’ve written a blog about setting the performance bar high in the past but feel that the start of the school year is a great time to readdress the issue. After all, the students of today will be the leaders and workers of tomorrow. Yours and my retirements will be […]
How much is one life worth?
Events of the last week have forced me to think about how much one life is worth. A very good friend of mine, who had been having a lot of problems over the last couple of years, took their own life last week. This person was so full of happiness […]
It’s not always about the money
Those of you who have been diligently following my blog have read about my changing philosophy on marketing over the last few months and my efforts to concentrate on networking so that it is my firm’s primary source of lead generation. I’ve invested in LinkedIn upgrades and devoted one day […]
High metal prices have rats coming out of their holes
The demand for brass and copper has outstripped the supply causing scrap metal prices to soar to all-time highs. The combination of a struggling economy that has left millions of people without work and soaring scrap prices has created a problem for both commercial property and home owners. Scrap metal […]
Do nice guys really finish last?
In the business environment where success means promotion and promotion means more money; and, sales means profits and profits means distributions to investors, it is tempting for business people to sell their soul to the devil in exchange for their next big deal. I see this in the Denver […]
One man’s opinion
Based upon my business marketing, utilizing networking as a major tool, it might seem strange to hear that I’m truly an introvert. I’m not one to readily start a conversation and must work hard to carry on a conversation when meeting with people. However, asked me my opinion on almost […]
There has been a paradigm change in the business world over the last few years moving away from printed marketing to digital and personal marketing. Digital marketing through website presence and email campaigns are attractive to many larger businesses because of their ability to get in front of a very […]