A Cocktail A Day

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I made my first attempt at a blog 8 years ago. Called A Cocktail a Day. It was a tough assignment. My pursuit was to find amazing cocktails along with an exceptional customer experience. My blog became the inspiration which will soon be my second published book. “Sales Mixology –…

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The Value of Change

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: How much is change worth? Change (n) – Coins as opposed to paper currency. Change (v) – Make or become different. Every year I spend one day tracking how I spend every minute of my workday in order to see where I am losing time. Once it allowed me to…

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You Never Know Where A Smile Could Go

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: You never know where a smile could go. I wandered through SEA airport Sunday, trying to hit 10k steps before spending hours sitting on planes. Throughout the terminals, musicians were setting up ready to soothe stressed out travelers. The sign said Emily McVicker. She had not sung a note yet.…

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I Want to Be A Unicorn

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I want to be a unicorn. I have thoroughly enjoyed the last 2 weeks. I put my business in vacation mode, spent time with family, including 10 days with my son and grandbabies. Now I am exhausted yet energized. But something amazing happened over these last 14 days. My creativity…

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Going Wired-Less

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Would you give up your smartphone for a year? Vitamin Water announced a contest. Give up your phone and tablet for 365 days and you could walk away with $100k. I had to enter. After all, I just finished the Year of the Gold Star. How hard is a year…

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