Social Skills Intervention: What We Lost in the Pandemic (And How to Get It Back)
As a kid, when my Mom rang the dinner bell, we came running. I mean…she didn’t actually have a dinner bell. But, we did eat at the dinner table as a family every single night — a tradition that seems to be fading in today’s society. Studies show that families reap huge benefits … Continuedread more
How to Generate Leads Without Making Customers Feel Like Pieces of Meat
“Fish are friends, not food!” I’m sure you remember this iconic quote from Finding Nemo when Bruce, Anchor, and Chum invited Marlin and Dory to their Fish-Friendly Sharks support group. As a business owner, YOU are the shark, and your customers are the fish. This same friendly principle should be applied to your business model, … Continuedread more
Why and When to Say “No” to Pissed Off Customers
We can all agree that Henry Ford was a smart businessman. His legacy and business models still live on today. But there is more we can learn from Henry Ford than just assembly-line efficiency. Henry Ford taught business owners how to say “no”. Ford famously insisted, “Any customer can have a car painted any color … Continuedread more
We Spent a Week Throwing Curveballs at the Best Chatbots in the Game. Here’s What They Had to Say.
Do you know who Josh Kalk is? He’s a human curveball. Upon first glance, Kalk appears to be nothing more than your average Joe…a shy intellect if you will. The 44 year-old started out as a math and physics professor at a small state college in West Virginia and a small-time writer of his own … Continuedread more