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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: If you give a mouse a cookie…. I am excited to head to Toronto soon for the Meeting Planners International annual conference. I thought it would be fun to have something more than just my business card to give when I meet new people there. So I had the not-so…

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Syrup Marketing

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Clean Rooms! On a road trip through my home state, we saw no less than 10 motel signs boasting clean rooms. Really? Is that the best you have to offer? I’d rather have pancakes, thank you. Trying to use up some random hotel points for a free night we ended…

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I Refuse to Buy Bigger Pants

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Who is stupid enough to begin a weight loss plan weeks before Christmas? Me. I always know when it’s time to start watching my weight. When my pants no longer fit. I refuse to buy bigger pants. I decided to let #SecretShopperMichael try something new, figuring I could hide behind…

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Gobble Gobble

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I have always hated the budgeting process. Until now. Throughout my career, I dreaded creating a budget each fall. I found it difficult to make predictions on income and expenses when I didn’t know what might happen. In reality, I was afraid. What if I project revenue that I can’t…

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Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Are some people allergic to smiling? In the past 24 hours I have encountered numerous people who seem unable to smile. One person at my bank and another in a clothing store, were so particularly gloomy that I can’t stop thinking about either. They didn’t appear sad as if they…

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