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Innovating by Skipping Steps

Innovating By Skipping Steps

Have you thought about skipping steps in what you do? Yes, I'm absolutely positive that sounds completely weird coming from me. I'm a process and procedure guy. Efficiency. Workflow. Continuous improvement. All that jazz. You know…
ISS Long Beach 2022 Show Recap

ISS Long Beach Expo 2022 Show Recap

Traditionally the ISS Long Beach Expo has been the best and one of the most successful decorated industry trade shows.  People from all over the world have flown in to walk the show, learn new techniques, network, and discover what’s…
The Illusion of Perfection

The Illusion of Perfection

Perfection. We all want it. Strive for it. Lust after it. Even demand it. In the 2009 movie Avatar, the mining company in the film was obsessed with getting a rare mineral. Unobtainium. This was an old engineer joke that director and screenwriter…
Cooking with New Ingredients

Cooking With New Ingredients

Have you ever tried cooking with new ingredients? You know, the recipe calls for a list of items in exact measurements, but you can't resist the urge to throw in some honey and cayenne pepper. This is how chefs and home cooks all over the…
Now, what are you going to do?

Now, What Are You Going To Do?

Now, what are you going to do? I say that because for months on end every business owner that I know has been praying and hoping for a sales resurgence. Guess what? It's here. And it's not only here, but it is a tidal wave of epic proportions.…
Why Sustainability Matters

Why Sustainability Matters

Let's talk about sustainability. As you may have heard, Earth Day just happened. Did you notice? Maybe you got outside and picked up some trash, or did something to make your community better. If so, good for you. Thanks! But if you…