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5 ways to make your Leap Day…leap!

One of my high school classmates was born on a leap day, he still can’t legally drive and his 21st birthday (84 for the rest of us) is still decades away!   We only get that extra day every four years; just one day added to the calendar.  It’s 24 hours that you never had the […]

Frustrated? Maybe you’re playing the wrong game…

As a business owner, it’s a pretty safe bet that you feel frustrated at times – sometimes it’s because things aren’t going your way. And sometimes, ironically, it’s because things did go your way – you won – but you’re thinking ‘Now what? How can I top that?’. Whatever the cause, that frustration can be […]

Celebrating the Chiefs – could your business be next?

No less than a half dozen people asked if there was a business blog coming tied to the Chiefs Super Bowl Victory.   I guess when you’ve been waiting 50 years, it’s expected.  And by now we all know “You Gotta Fight for the Right to Party!   What’s great about sports and business is that […]

Are you ready for Conferences and Events Season?

This is a guest post from Michael Dehoyos (see his background at the end). There are a lot of ways to market your business, but for a lot of industries, conferences or events are a big one… With January already coming to a close, 2020 is in full swing! You’ve got your calendar highlighting all […]

Are you in ‘Survival’ Mode?

Picture this – a business owner who’s working 10 to 12 hour days and at least 6 to 8 hours on the weekend. There’s a massive pile of stuff on their desk that needs attention. Employees drop in or call every so often with a new issue. Which is better than when customers call in […]

The Buzzwords of Business…

Every industry has them, words or phrases that get repeated over and over until you almost start laughing inside when you hear them.  Many of them don’t even have their original meaning.  One of the most notable in sports was Hank Stram’s (legendary KC Chief’s Coach of SuperBowl IV) use of the word Matriculate.  ….and […]