Archive for January 2016

Bees Do It!

For a while, my brother was in the beekeeping business. Bees are fascinating to watch, and there are several business lessons you can learn from them.

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Stop List

The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say “no” to almost everything.—Warren Buffet For years I have been making a “to do” list almost every day. Most days I write the items down at the very end of the day, right before bed. This is the normal way…

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Welcome!

We are glad you are here! We hope this blog helps you, informs you, entertains you and is generally beneficial to you. Occasionally we will highlight a dealer, a company or a product, but it is not our intent for this to be too salesy. We invite you to comment and share things related to…

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Tax Credit Extended

Good news! Below is the part of the release from HPBA announcing the extension of the Sec. 25C allowing $300 tax credit for qualifying wood stoves and pellet stoves. Use this now to sell more units! Want to be a real hero to your customers? Contact customers who purchased from you in 2015 and let…

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I Can’t Find Good Employees

I have been asking our clients what is their number one challenge in business today. I must say I was surprised by the number of retailers who said hiring and keeping good people. I know from experience it is a challenge but was surprised it was the number one concern for many of you. Let’s…

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