Ideas

Eat Bitter Until…

The Chinese teach the phrase Chi Ku 吃苦 – translated to “eat bitter,” which refers to buckling down in times of hardship. It creates a mindset that reminds you to push through the hard times, as difficulty is a part of life.

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Service Versus Experience

SERVICE – n. – (1) an act of helpful activity; (2) help; (3) aid. But is that all there is to it? Most people agree that good service is a necessity when running any sort of business.

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Talking Like a Toddler

…A vibrant, fearless two-year-old boy…is actually one of the best communicators that I know. You may think that I’m kidding, but I’m really not. The irony is that his vocabulary right now only consists of about 75 words.

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Be Like Bob

Be known as the kind, helpful, caring entity. Reward your employees for good deeds. Save the planet. Be a hero. Spread the love, then spread the word. A grand gesture while still gaining publicity… it’s a win for everyone, right?

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The Million-Dollar Hoodie

The Million-Dollar Hoodie – it sounds like a ridiculous sweatshirt that Kanye might wear, right? Fortunately, this isn’t about a hoodie that costs a million dollars. This is the story of one piece of clothing that earned a company over a million bucks.

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The I-35 of Sales

I despise traffic with a fiery passion. Living in the Dallas area, though, I have to deal with it on a regular basis. Every time I go out of town, particular somewhere that doesn’t have such gruesome driving conditions, my first words when I get back are usually, “I missed home but I didn’t miss Dallas traffic.”

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The Other Days of the Year

Most people know of the major holidays that give a shout out of appreciation to certain people: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, etc. But what about the other days of the year? People enjoy knowing that they are appreciated. They love knowing that their hard work is recognized.

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Free For All

Have you ever thought about how much the little charges really do turn off potential customers? “Free” can be your easiest business move.

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