#FPF – Week 11 This week’s message has been marinating for the last few weeks and chronicles our experience with one of our favorite bakeries in town. Most Saturday mornings, my wife Julie and I enjoy frequenting the businesses throughout the area for great local breakfasts. Being a small being owner, I am always observing … Continue reading “Your Business Lives and Dies by Your People”
#FPF – Week 10 As a kid, saying “I can’t” typically meant that you either didn’t know how to do something, or you [literally] could not do something – because you were too short, not allowed, etc… Pictured Above – #OliveMartin, exhausted after a full afternoon of play time (too pooped to poop). As an … Continue reading “When You Say You Can’t It Really Means You Won’t”
#FPF – Week 9 Here it is – episode 2 of #FPF. This week we focus on using Pinterest for Business – Enjoy!
#FPF – Week 8 Hey There! If you are in a hurry, you are in danger. This saying was first introduced to me by my dad (also Jim Martin, pictured below). I’m not 100% certain what the original context was, but I remember his cadence: “If you are in a hurry……. You are in danger…..” … Continue reading “If You Are in a Hurry, You Are in Danger”
FPF – Week 7 The phrase “Things of great value aren’t advertised cheaply” was first introduced to me by a pastor that had been invited to speak at my high school during a senior year assembly. His talk focused on one’s personal branding – to not sell one’s self short, as we went off into this new … Continue reading “Things of Great Value Aren’t Advertised Cheaply”
#FPF – Week 6 Up until recently, I had been a big Post-It note guy – writing down anything that I didn’t want to forget on a small piece of paper, which lived on my desk. Aside from this collection making Wes’s eye twitch whenever his gaze would fall on my side of the office, … Continue reading “Lessons Learned from Evernote’s Recent User Plan Changes”
#FPF – Week 5 With the July 4th Holiday upon us, I’d like to explore a parallel between client/customer relationships and fireworks. When things are going well and all is unfolding as anticipated, you are rewarded with a beautiful show in the night sky. When things go wrong however, the situation can quickly turn volatile … Continue reading “Some of the Best Bonds are Made When Things Aren’t Going Well”