Do You Buy Gifts for Your Pet(s) for Christmas?

Do You Buy Gifts for Your Pet(s) for Christmas?

The online pet supplies company wanted to purchase an email marketing list for the purpose of emailing a coupon promo code for their first online purchase. During this time, the idea of email marketing and shopping online was still new.

The “CEO” Search Experiment

The “CEO” Search Experiment

Originally posted on Medium One of my favorite search tools for finding rights free images (Creative Commons) is the Google Images Search Tool. I was curious as to what would…

Micromanagement / Delegation

Micromanagement / Delegation

Micromanagement / Delegation [originally posted on Medium]   The Difference Between Micromanagement and Delegation SPOILER ALERT: The following post will contain details and critical plot points from the movie “Hurt Locker”…

Thoughts and Prayers to The People of Boston

Thoughts and Prayers to The People of Boston

  Yesterday around 1:12pm MST, among the stream of the usual content marketing junk tweets on Twitter, a blip about “unconfirmed explosions at the Boston Marathon” caught my attention.  I…

Why We Have Epiphanies

Why We Have Epiphanies

We’ve all experienced epiphanies at some point another. One might think that these moments are random. Epiphanies, however, may not be random at all. In almost all cases, people typically…

The Commoditization of Solutions

The Commoditization of Solutions

One night, my wife and I were trying out a new recipe from Jamie Oliver’s book, “Cook with Jamie” that required us to first pan fry the fish, and then…

“Wreck-it Ralph” a Lesson on What It Means to Be a Hero

SPOILER ALERT: The following blog post will discuss details about the movie “Wreck-it Ralph.” You’ve been warned. And, yes, it’s worth watching it in 3-D. In the Disney 3-D animated…

Why We Procrastinate

I used to think that procrastination was just plain laziness. Recently, however, I discovered that procrastination is a type of self-soothing activity to avoid anxiety. A self-soothing activity is something…

Your Invisible Disguise Masks Your Authentic Self

Young B. Kim, Idea Coach and Founder of Ideavist, to Present Keynote at GEA’s “The Idea Workshop”

Idea Killers

Idea Killers

Jiro the Sushi Chef and The Art of Entrepreneurship

Running a business is part science, and there is also a great deal of art involved. Having a finally tuned kitchen is like choreographing a dance, or conducting an orchestra. As an entrepreneur, you can either inspire greatness in all your employees, or you can settle for mediocrity.

Jiro teaches that in order to be a shokunin in entrepeneurship, one must fully commit to perfecting their craft. Being an entrepreneur, then, is not a title, it is a way of life.


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