Marketing

Good marketing (Even if it won’t win an award…)

  As you look at the pictures to your left and read what you’re about to, you may think I’m a little too easily impressed. And granted, it doesn’t take much to impress me. I grew up in a town that only had 36 people in it, so things like pushing the buttons in an […]

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All hail the power of the pivot…

All organizations exist in a dynamic environment. The very nature of that dynamic environment means there will be things that will necessitate change for the organization. Constantly. One way the most successful organizations cope with change is to constantly be a student of their environment while constantly asking “what if…” questions, then brainstorming potential strategies. […]

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What about my wife?

The other day I was making my ritual purchase of a soft drink at the OnCue Drive-Thru.  To my “yes” response to the question “Will that be all?”, Erika,the nice young lady who often takes care of me when she works the drive-thru asked, “What about your wife?” “Well, what about my wife?” was the […]

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Why the new Magnum, P.I. could fail big-time…

Why the new Magnum, P.I. could fail big-time…

I’m gonna go all “grouchy old man” on you and predict early that the new Magnum, P.I. series could fail. For one thing, the original show was really good because it was, well, original! It was a cool action show yet the characters were believable and likeable, they grew and developed over the show’s 8 seasons, […]

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Lights…camera…advertise?

If you’ve been to the movies lately (and my family has been a bunch this summer ’cause there have been some great ones!) you notice there’s a trend going on that kind of seems to come and go. You’ll see ads  and commercials for local organizations run before the previews of coming attractions start. You’ll also […]

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