Do You Have a Customer Trim?

Do You Have a Customer Trim?

Boating is one of my passions. Few hobbies are more peaceful than a slow boat ride with your favorite beverage around the breathtaking lake on which I live. Or, more exciting than the hard pull of a large big mouth bass on a fishing line off the front of my pontoon...
What If Your Customers Ran Your Business?

What If Your Customers Ran Your Business?

I was working with a client in Alexandria, VA. At lunch, I wanted a simple sample of Old Town cuisine and walked to a small diner a few blocks from the Kimpton Lorien Hotel where we were meeting. The staff was noticeably happy and eager to please. The food was...
Innovating with Crazy Customers

Innovating with Crazy Customers

Alice (of Alice in Wonderland fame) had a very vivid imagination. Had she been on the job market today, she would have no doubt been sought by Pixar, Google or Amazon. If you read Lewis Carroll’s classic you know the colorful adventures of Alice’s wonder...