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Why Marketplace Turbulence Is a Good Thing

Marketplace turbulence. On the surface, it may appear to be a big challenge. Customers start choosing something else. Inflation is driving prices up to new record highs. Sales are drying up. But, marketplace turbulence can be the best…
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…
How to Give Up Control

How to Give Up Control

Deep inside we are all control freaks. I know I am. Personally, I am very picky and like things handled a certain way. That's the ENTJ-Commander in me. "It's my way or the highway." Have you ever said that? Or my personal favorite…
Trade Show Bingo

Trade Show Bingo

It's the new year. Besides loads of happy wishes and optimistic goals, it can only mean one thing. Trade show season. While in the past I've penned articles about WHY you should go to a trade show, this is not going to be one of them.…
Teach the Elephant in the Room to Dance

Teach the Elephant in the Room to Dance

Do you see that? Standing right next to you is an elephant in the room. You know it's there. It smells like something familiar. Occasionally you get a glimpse of it out of the corner of your eye and that reminds you that you need to do something…