Posts made in November, 2013

Coincidence or a Lesson for Business?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Blog, Thoughts | 0 comments

Do you ever feel like the universe is talking to you? I get that feeling when several things all happen to me in a relatively short period of time that are coincidentally connected. (Some people don’t believe in coincidence… do you?) Last week I was sick. In the past, that never really slowed me down – I just pushed through it. Not so good at that any more; figure it must be age catching up to me. Anyway, even though I am much better this week, I sat down at my desk on Monday feeling a little overwhelmed with everything.I sorted through it all and yes, there was a reason to feel overwhelmed; deadlines looming and more coming in. A good problem to have,...

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Finding the Joy in Small Business Stories Adjusts the Goggles

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Blog, Thoughts | 0 comments

I drove 100+ miles today to and from an interview for a story in a local publication. The fact is that I am probably paying to do this article, but you know what, there are some things I do just for the joy of doing them. Talking with small business owners who are excited about their businesses or community leaders who are seeing the fruits of all their labors fills my joy bucket. And today was one of those interviews when the interviewees smiled broadly the entire time and talked really, really fast because they were really, really excited and thrilled to be able to share their excitement. I am one of those people that put my nose to the grindstone and just keep going...

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