Christmas with the Kranks = Business Lesson: Respond to Market Demands!

“Christmas With the Kranks” is a slapstick comedy based on a book called “Skipping Christmas” by John Grisham. The upshot is that the protagonists, Luther and Nora Krank (played by Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis), want to “skip” Christmas because their daughter is spending Christmas overseas in the Peace Corps. They plan to take…

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Jingle all the Way = Business Lesson: Serendipity Happens!

Way back before Arnold was Governor of California, he starred in a Christmas caper called “Jingle All the Way.” As workaholic Howard Langston, Arnie races all over town on Christmas Eve, in search of the blockbuster toy “Turbo Man,” which he promised his wife he’d pick up months before. Since it’s the only present on…

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas = Business Lesson: There’s Someone for Everyone

If you haven’t seen the original animated Grinch movie from 1966, you’ve likely seen the Jim Carrey version from 2000. But if you missed that one, too, here’s the recap: Green Grinch hates Christmas and hates the Whos, the sweet and lovable inhabitants of Whoville, who adore the holiday – but who have lost sight…

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The Little Drummer Boy = Business Lesson: All gifts are to be honoured!

Even if you haven’t seen the animated special, you’ve probably heard the story or the song. But here’s a recap if you’re unaware: The three Wise Men and the shepherds are heading to see the Baby Jesus, and the little drummer boy comes along for the ride. He is embarrassed when he has no gift…

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Elf = Business Lesson: Enthusiasm is contagious!

Take a six-foot tall adopted elf named Buddy (played by Will Ferrell) who wants to find his birth father, make that father the prickly James Caan, and throw them together in the midst of New York City and see what happens. Buddy wants a warm and cuddly family reunion; his father Walter wants nothing more…

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Build Market Awareness for Your Product or Service

You have finally done it. After all your hard work to set up your business, you are officially a business owner. Congratulations! And now you are ready to promote your product or service and achieve the success you have desired for so long. But you suddenly step back and ask yourself how? How does a…

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Comparing a Static Website and WordPress Blog

Trying to make a decision between using a static website vs. WordPress blog for your small business?   Here is a comparison of both so you can make an informed decision!   Static Website A website made with HTML is commonly known as a static website. When a website is made in HTML it can…

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