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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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What You Need to Know About HDPE Furniture

There are lots of different brands of HDPE furniture available in the market. Not all are created equal. Let’s start with the material itself. HDPE stands for high density poly ethylene. As several manufacturers advertise most of the material is made from recycled milk jugs and containers. This makes most all brands very green product.…

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Six Tips for Better Signage

Use easy to read fonts and good contrast of colors. Most people, and especially those of my age don’t want to struggle to read your sign. Don’t use wispy letters or those with curly-cues that make it harder to read. Ever try to read sign or menu on a red background with thin black letters, frustrating…

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