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Are you creating an experience that matters?

Restaurant Week has become an annual event that continues to gain momentum across the country.  Cities typically position it in January, shortly after the Holidays to help bolster what is historically a slow period for the restaurant industry.  In addition to satisfying taste buds, the event also serves as a fundraiser for local non-profits.   For […]

Consider ‘3 Words’ Instead of a Resolution this year…

It’s likely you’ve already heard or read a lot about goal setting and resolutions in the last couple of weeks. They are the go to topic for the end of the year and for good reason… almost everyone will give some thought to how they would like things to be different next year. And a […]

Business Lessons from “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Next year will mark the 75th anniversary of what’s become a holiday classic. It’s a Wonderful Life is the story of George Bailey, a middle-aged man who in spite of working tirelessly in his family business experiences a calamity of events right before Christmas, that causes him to wish he would have never been born. […]

Leadership 101: A Quick Litmus Test for Leaders

The topic of leadership is always one that gets a lot of attention.  Leadership styles, effectiveness of leaders, ability to lead in crisis, leadership in change management, and succession leadership are just one handful of the examples of leadership terms you’ve probably heard at one time or another.  But what are some simple indicators to […]

9 Quotes that will help you think differently…

Sparks of insight can come from experiences (but only if you take the time to think about them). They can also come from learning or listening – again only if you’re thoughtful about what you’ve learned. In fact, insights can come from something as simple as a powerful quote… with some pondering on your part […]

Restaurant Week, Using The Law of Scarcity…

This past weekend marked the start of the 12th annual Restaurant Week in Kansas City.  This has become an annual event in many cities across the country for chefs to showcase their culinary skills.  In 2021, this normally “Dine-in” event will have a strong “carry-out” focus and many chefs are welcoming the opportunity to prepare […]