Category Archives: Noticeable

Come early, stay late

Dedication. Willingness. Determination. While I am a proponent of the work-life balance (thank you Jeff for the reminders), there are times when there may not be a good substitute for working long hours. Deadlines, projects and extraordinary circumstances may call … Continue reading

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A new normal

I believe in a new normal. While commenting on a friend’s blog I realized that we are part of a tribe that no longer accepts the current status quo as the norm. The belief that we all can do better, … Continue reading

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Thank you Mr. “Open” Sign Inventor

Exiting my store one day recently, a car was passing by slowly with the windows down. I was a few feet away so the conversation was easy to hear. The driver was talking to his passenger about the number of … Continue reading

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Eleven and a half years

That’s how long my business has been open today. Just last week, a customer called to get directions to our store. She said she didn’t know we were here. I told her we’ve been here for 11 1/2 years. She … Continue reading

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