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Apr

Have you bought an amish made heater?

I was watching TV this week and came across a video that I couldn’t resist sharing with you. Have you see the television infomercial featuring the Amish made heaters? If not, you must watch it here. This video is very prescriptive for us marketing folks. Why? Because it proves that some people just don’t THINK… Read More

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17

Apr

Special Care with Hogenkamp Funeral Home

The death of a family member or close loved one can be emotionally draining. Most of us have experienced the range of difficult emotions often felt in the hours and days immediately following a death. And in that same critical time when we’re focused on supporting our family and friends we must also make important… Read More

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02

Mar

It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood…

One of my all time favorite televisions shows is Mister Roger’s neighborhood and of course it’s iconic theme song: “It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor, would you be mine? Could you be mine?” The popular children’s show captivated young and old alike for more than 25 years. I… Read More

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13

Feb

By boat or by car…we’re not too far!

Nestled on a string of islands in the middle of Indian Lake is a special place with as much good food as there is beer. The name of the place might be a mouthful, but so are the tasty burgers. Cranberry Resort Waterfront Bar & Grill has served locals and visitors since 1947. Find a… Read More

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13

Feb

What you can learn from watching your inbox…

I found a surprise in my mail box this week. Something that I totally was not expecting. Before I share with you what I received, here’s a little more about my daily mail opening ritual that may surprise you. You may think I’m crazy, but I actually SUBSCRIBE to “snail mail” marketing lists because I… Read More

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06

Feb

What I learned in Indianapolis…

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!? O.K. I get it, you are either a great fan and will respond to me – or you may be like…what’s the big deal? Having just returned from meetings in Indianapolis this week – I can say with confidence that the city has already started the pre-party. My hotel… Read More

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29

Jan

The secret to Apple’s marketing genius…

I was doing some math this week and came up with some interesting numbers. If 20 years ago you and I would have had the wisdom to purchase 100 shares of Apple stock, that initial investment today would be worth 4000% more than what we paid for it. Sounds like a pretty good return, huh? We can’t… Read More

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23

Jan

Lessons from this week’s blackout…

Yesterday, Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, went dark and staged a blackout. Yes, one of the most popular sites on the internet turned off their service! In case you didn’t see it, when you visited the website the screen would show the site for just a few seconds and then a large black headline popped… Read More

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13

Jan

Have you recently gotten an outside perspective?

I had a big breakthrough this week that I wanted to share with you.   No, it’s not the fact that it’s snowing outside today which the skier in me is excited about.  The advice that I want to share this week is about the importance of outside perspective. I recently had lunch with a mentor… Read More

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06

Jan

Does age really matter?

I hope that you had a great New Year’s! Welcome back to reality. It’s been a little hard for me to adjust as I just returned from a week off spending time with my 78-year-old grandparents. They have been roughing it out living at Siesta Key. I don’t know if you’ve heard, but Siesta Key… Read More

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