What Will YOU Create?

What Will YOU Create?

The other day, the Mayor of Coshocton posted on Facebook at that Dunkin will be coming to our community.  I was excited to hear this for several reasons, not the least of which means there is more investment in Coshocton County.  While most people seemed excited to...

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The Optimist, Pessimist, Realist Debate

The Optimist, Pessimist, Realist Debate

My good friend Bill Petrie and I have an ongoing debate.  We discuss in Episode 7 of the Promo UpFront podcast here.  It centers around the idea of the Optimist, the Pessimist and the Realist. My take, which I will dissect today, was simple.  There is no such thing as...

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Positivity Is Not A Gift…It’s a Skill

Positivity Is Not A Gift…It’s a Skill

I swear.  What I am about to share is true. Sometimes the universe just works things out. When I sat down at the computer this morning, I had decided to write my blog today about the idea that Positivity is not a gift...it's a skill.  This is a pet peeve of mine.  It...

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One Reason I Love Fridays

One Reason I Love Fridays

It's Friday.  That means many people are excited because their work week is nearly over.  I like Fridays too, but for a different reason.  I talk about that here. But one of my favorite things about Friday is the Promo UpFront podcast.  It drops every week, rain or...

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4 Types of People I Love

4 Types of People I Love

Many speakers and authors over the years have pointed out that the quality of your connections can indicate the direction of your life.  "Show me your friends and I will show you your future."  It's been said a lot, because it's true.  It's why, as parents, we worry...

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What Do I Win By Winning?

What Do I Win By Winning?

Let me paint a picture.  You are on the cusp of a disagreement.  This might be with a loved one.  It might be with a spouse or a child.  Or it might be with a customer.  You have the facts on our side.  You have lined up your argument.  And, maybe, you are a little...

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Someone Is Watching You

Someone Is Watching You

It's a cold, dark morning.  You are sore and tired.  You don't feel like you have the energy to take on your goals today.  I get it.  We have all been there...and felt that. But in that moment...remember this.  Someone is watching you.  Regardless of where you are in...

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The Secret To Vacation Happiness

The Secret To Vacation Happiness

There are plenty of reasons to enjoy vacations.  Sometimes it's the weather, the surroundings, the desire to try new things (I talk about that here), or the break from our every day routine.  We are often able to be more content on vacation...more happy.  Without the...

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Not ONE Way For Sales Success

Not ONE Way For Sales Success

When you think of someone in sales, what comes to mind?  If you are like most people you think of a high energy person that is bubbly and talkative.  The stereotypical sales professional is highly charismatic and easily able to influence people to do their bidding....

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The Power of “The Dip”

The Power of “The Dip”

With all of the books I have read over the past several years, I find that I have been talking about one I read many years ago a lot.  It's a book by Seth Godin called "The Dip."     This short but powerful book starts with a simple premise.  Whenever you start a new...

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