BOOZY WATERMELON MINT LEMONADE – Honoring National Watermelon Day!

This article original post from I’m going to let you in on a little secret: even if you’re the manliest of manly, rugged, bearded, I-only-drink-straight-whiskey kind of man, you will smile like a giddy schoolgirl when you take a sip of this hot pink drink.  That’s right, I said it.  Feel no shame as the brightly […]

4 Refreshing Watermelon Recipes – Honoring National Watermelon Day

This article was originally posted on Summer’s coming to end, we’re in the last few weeks, so make sure you take time to enjoy it. One great way is to enjoy a refreshing watermelon treat. You can make some pretty delicious treats from watermelon. Watermelon is a great fruit to enjoy and help keep […]

National Margarita Day

The origin of the margarita is a bit hazy due to three people claiming they invented the iconic cocktail.

7 Steps To Define Neighborhood Marketing

One of the key components of setting your bar, nightclub or restaurant up for success lies in neighborhood marketing, which are localized, grass roots, relationship building programs that create customer loyalty and frequency. There are seven key steps to building your sales through this program. 1.  Gather Data: Set yourself up for success by gathering sales history, […]

Can Chipotle Be Rescued?

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There’s equity in a brand and public trust in a brand. Right now, Chipotle has a product that is making people sick so they’ve lost the public trust. In the past couple months, the Mexican fast-casual chain shut down 43 locations in the Pacific Northwest after an E. coli outbreak and in a separate incident, […]

The 3 Ways to Split Your Time to Grow Your Business

Even the most passionate and dedicated business professionals need a break from time to time. You work too hard and too much at one thing and you’re sure to burn out. That’s why I suggest balancing your time between three things: Working in your business Working on your business Getting away from your business Seventy percent […]

Why It's Important To Know When To Fire Someone…And How To Do It

Everyone has people working for them that shouldn’t be – it’s your responsibility to free them from their own failure. When done properly, terminating an employee is not a traumatic experience. I believe that when I have somebody sitting across my desk, and then they walk out of this building, they’re either going to be […]