Tag Archives: Customers

Are We Being Nice Enough?

Perhaps it seems like a silly question to ask a Canadian, given our reputation, but are we? Where we might do better is with the tourists and visitors who come to visit and take in our beautiful sights or attend … Continue reading

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So, You Want to be an Entrepreneur

During our life time, many of us want to break the chains and venture out on our own, become independent, and work for ourselves.  We are taken in by the allure of having the freedom to choose our hours, maybe … Continue reading

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What Potential Customers or Clients?

We have many opportunities to connect with potential customers or clients.  I am constantly amazed and amused by the number of opportunities that are missed. How many times have you been at a Chamber Luncheon or other event and when … Continue reading

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Planned Obsolescence

Ever had a good product that you really enjoy but are unable to get supplies for it? To put a good product on the market requires many things.  You have to understand the need for what you are producing.  Are … Continue reading

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Car Shows

I had the good fortune to be able to accompany an exhibitor to the Father’s Day Show and Shine in beautiful Qualicum Beach recently.  This show attracts everything from Rat Rods to Custom Show Cars to very rare, one-off Restorations.  … Continue reading

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Raising Employees – Part II

Thinking in isolation is like viewing a picture of whales breaching rather than seeing it actually taking place.  Sharing thoughts brings out ideas that likely never would have seen the light of day without the snow-balling effect of collaboration. When … Continue reading

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Innovation – Why?

We are living in a very fast-paced environment!  Innovation in what we do and how we do it is essential for competition, for growth, and for the community. Technology is increasingly pressuring us to be ever mindful of what can … Continue reading

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