Author: <span class="vcard">Ellen</span>

To welcome someone doesn’t mean making them feel threatened, embarrassed, or ignored! It never ceases to amaze me. With retail struggling to stay alive, small competing with large, trying to be an ‘experience’ while still…

Business Musings

Did your business take advantage of the eclipse press? No?   It was interesting in my community. As far as I know, no one did anything unique for the 2017 eclipse that crossed America. Surprised?…

Business Musings

How Many Clicks? I’ve seen a number of websites lately that are bound to annoy their visitors. Could it be YOU!? Are you selling something on line? Are you posting on social media and other…

Business

The retail shakeout will continue but it doesn’t have to be you. __ Bob Phibbs Yes, times they are a’changin’! Retail is changing. It’s not the first time and it won’t be the last. You don’t…

Business Musings Possibilities

Value from a different perspective! A sponsored ad on Facebook today caught my eye. I clicked on it and discovered 17000 days and Cara Stein’s Facebook page for the same. I was thinking about her…

Musings

Have you visited the Small Business Revolution site? No? What are you waiting for? The videos are about 20 minutes each for the Main Street section. There are 100 other pieces to gain knowledge from… all easy…

Business Havre de Grace Possibilities

Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank – biggest takeaway: One thing I’ve learned is… just because you come from a small town, doesn’t mean you should think small. Amanda Brinkman of Deluxe Corporation – biggest takeaway: Biggest piece of…

Business Havre de Grace Musings

Business Havre de Grace Musings

Let Creativity Flow… I have my health (well, other than being nearly 72 and have a shoulder/upper arm that aches) and lots of creativity. I live in a great apartment in a beautiful small city.…

Havre de Grace Musings Possibilities

Business Musings Possibilities

I’ve been saying this for some time… Now, some employees say, a Walmart job does not pay enough to comfortably support a family, with wages hovering around minimum wage, or about $300 a month. While…

Business Musings

With so many choices available, how do I move from ‘I want to change’ to ‘I am changing’? I recently received several months of NutriSystem(r) meals. Seriously, a friend’s husband had had enough and she…

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