Are you struggling to juggle your business and your latest passion project? Are you wondering how to bring together two different aspects of your work and interests? Perhaps you’re trying to link a new service offering to an existing physical product. For example, you may want to...

A lesson in marketing from the chateaux of France Last month, I travelled through France’s Loire Valley, where more than 100 chateaux have opened their doors to the public. With so many sumptuous palaces to choose from, how exactly is a tourist to choose? Few who hail...

Death. You might consider it a challenging topic for a reality documentary series. Yet sometimes, the most unexpected topics have the power to make the greatest impact Recently I discovered The Casketeers, a reality TV show following the daily goings-on at Tipene Funerals, in West and South Auckland....

When was the last time you said No? Just No. Without added explanation, justification, or "I would if I could but...

In one of Mercer Mayer’s picture books, there’s a line my kids love about Grandma’s prize-winning blueberry pie. When Grandma once again scoops the pie prize at the annual fair, Little Critter wonders, what makes Grandma’s pie taste so good? The answer? Because she bakes it with love. A...