Category Archives: Noticeable

Out of nowhere

Where do you go for inspiration? Are you constantly looking or do you sit back and wait? Inspiration can appear when you least expect it. Inspiration can come and go, but does it really go away? If you find yourself … Continue reading

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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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