Articles on: Inspire

Is your business setting you free?

As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day it reminds me how much the idea of freedom is wrapped up into being an entrepreneur. Think about all the reasons why someone starts a business: The opportunity to make more money – especially in the long term The opportunity to start keeping more of the money […]

9 Quotes to Inspire a Fresh Start

Most of us will be happy to have 2017 in our rear-view mirror. For many, it was a long year of negativity, chaos and uncertainty.  But hope springs eternal and there are good reasons to suspect that next year is going to be better (even if it’s just the assumption that it can’t be as […]

Does your business sell hope?

What does your business sell?  Do you ever look beyond the physical items or the list of services on your menu and think about that?  Do you see more than things?  In business, it is easy to get focused on the deliverables and overlook one key ingredient you provide a little of in every transaction. […]

A Time for Giving…

It is the week of Thanksgiving.   A day we take stock in the blessings in our lives and all we have to be thankful for.   But after “Thanks” it’s really the “giving” that matters and here are some easy ways you can. Globally this has been quite a year, there are few who don’t know […]

Hurricanes, Wild Fires, Earthquakes and Remembering 9/11…

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Even if you only read the cliff notes in High School,  it’s likely you know that is the opening sentence of Charles Dicken’s, A Tale of Two Cities.   Understandably, with all the recent natural disasters, the latter of Dicken’s famous decree is a […]

Opportunities and The Solar Eclipse

“It’s good to be lucky”.  That has to be what at least 14 state’s bureaus of tourism have to be thinking about the economic impact the Great American Eclipse is having in their states. The 2017 Total Eclipse may be the biggest cross country boost for tourism that a natural phenomenon has ever created.  It’s […]