Are You A Red Printer?

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By now everyone is completely familiar with the ubiquitous term “Green” for environmental concerns.  Being a responsible steward of the environment is not only good for your overall karma, as it’s the right thing to do; it’s also proven…

Is Your Shop Stagnant? Why Innovation is the Road to Success

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Let me ask you some simple questions.  Be honest to yourself while you think about your answer.  Are you a shop that constantly seeks to reinvent itself, improve and get better?  Or are you the shop that sits there enviously and wonders “how…

Feed the Eagles and Starve the Turkeys

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There’s one thing for certain in life or business, and that’s there are only so many hours in a day.  Many forces work against us constantly, tugging at our shirt sleeves for attention and time.  I’m often asked how I manage to get so…

Sometimes the Word “No” is Your Friend

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Quite often a lot of companies get into trouble by saying “Yes” to situations that they really should avoid.  It is harder to say “No”, as we’re wired to please, to accept a challenge, to “Get ‘Er Done”.  However, if you stop…

How to Improve the Biggest Variable in Your Company: People

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Your company’s biggest variable for success is your people.  Everything your company is known for is a direct result of their motivation, engagement, training, effort, and skill.  Chances are you have a good group that already works for…

12 Ways to Resolve Any T-shirt Shop Problem

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One thing is clear in running a t-shirt shop is that there will always be a problem handed to you.  Sometimes these challenges are something that you create.  Sometimes these challenges are something that’s handed to you by a customer, stinky…