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For the Love of Free

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I’ve seen examples of marketing brilliance recently. Promotions, commercials and strategies designed to more fully immerse the consumer in a brand experience. Read the label on this freebie from the Philly Thanksgiving Parade. Clearly designed to increase NEW customers and engage them in an automated process, this is one of…

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I say Potato…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Sunrise? Or Sunset? I spoke recently with someone about a work conflict. She was certain that her colleague was out to get her. The root of the issue, however, was miscommunication. Which lead to assumptions. Which heightened tensions. And then emotion creeped in. I kept asking her to “tell me…

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Trick or Treat!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: What an interesting pumpkin! Yes it is. I am creative. Or just bad with a knife. Our neighborhood is usually packed with kids on Halloween. As a child I had to walk many dark blocks and up long walkways (uphill, both ways, with no shoes in snow…) to get a…

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Rules of the Road

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I moved to ID long ago. Despite nearly 20 years driving I had to take a written exam to get my ID license. I failed the first time, missing 3 of the road signs that I had never seen. I apparently did not know the rules of the road in…

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Bacon, Party of 2….

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Bacon, party of 2, your table is ready. If you follow me you know I report positive examples of leadership, sales and the customer experience. Today, however, I have a rant. I’m sorry. We live in the city. We walk everywhere. We don’t own a car. We buy groceries from…

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