Posts Tagged "small business advice"

What Light Bulb are you Using?

OLD BULB:   sitting at your computer once a day to check your mail NEW BULB:   you literally run your home party business from your Blackberry, Droid, iPhone or smart phone that is essentially portable computer in your hand. Our brain and image memory has been so ingrained, it’s  hard to imagine that something else can take it’s place. But it has! We are smack dab in the middle of an evolution! And whether we like it or not, to be successful in our business we have to be:   1. more efficient   2. easily accessible    3. and immediate! How you embrace the evolution will...

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Throw in a Couple Extra Shrimp

My Dad had a fish store when I was a teenager, in Union City, NJ. He had steady customers that would come from other states around the holidays just to buy his fish. Sometimes they waited an hour before he waited on them, but it didn’t matter to them. They knew he got up every day at 3:00AM just to go to the Fulton Fish Market in New York  to get first pickings on the best and freshest, and know that he would settle for nothing less. He was one of the hardest working men I ever knew. He was also really smart. His scales were on the counter in full sight. Every time someone ordered a...

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