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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Plan Your Time

Everything that you do in your business is going to take up some of your time. It’s the plain and simple truth. No getting around it. It’s so easy to get bogged down with the insignificant things that pop up, leaving little time for the significant, like actually doing business.   The key to all…

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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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Outsource your “Busy Work”

All businesses have certain tasks and activities that must be accomplished on a regular basis in order for the business to continue to run and function: telephone calls; emails; filing; bookkeeping; documents; etc. etc., etc. Every one of these tasks and activities do nothing to generate profit for the business, although they are essential for…

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