8 Ways Business is Like a Garden

8 Ways Business is Like a Garden

Spring has sprung.  The birdies are chirping, the weather is FINALLY getting warmer, and a brand new season of growth has begun – even here in snowy Minnesota. Been thinking about gardening.  Have you ever noticed how business is similar to gardening?  Check...
Little Falls Explosion

Little Falls Explosion

Picture it: Little Falls, New York, Valentine’s Day 2018. (Forgive the Golden Girls reference – but every time I tell a story I think about Sophia! My only hope is to be a feisty grandma like her someday. Anyway, I digress.) It’s just about 2 pm and I’m sitting in my...
Toys ‘R’ Us and Marketing

Toys ‘R’ Us and Marketing

With the iconic Toys ‘R’ Us announcing they are closing their doors forever, I’ve been thinking a lot about the way we do business. You don’t have to have kids to know that for more than 65 years, Toys ‘R’ Us was the place to buy the hottest...
BossZilla

BossZilla

Hey, are you BossZilla? Even if you’ve never seen BrideZilla, you probably know what one is. It’s a soon-to-be bride who is just a nightmare to be around.  Nothing is ever good enough, nothing is ever right. Basically, no one wants to be near a BrideZilla, never mind...
Building the Business of Your Dreams

Building the Business of Your Dreams

Are you building a business of your dreams and enjoying the journey?  Or are you working tirelessly toward building the business someone else said you should have? Being a small business owner is tough; it takes guts and loads of commitment.  There are a zillion...