December 21, 2009

Holiday Travel and "B.Y.O.B."

Coffee Snobs — or Caffeine Addicts?I first started noticing it two years ago: my in-laws would set out their preferred brand of dried coffee when they stayed with us (we took a hint, and now have it waiting for them). Then, over Thanksgiving, my sister and brother-in-law made a grocery run and brought back a...
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Client Capture & "Realtor Windows"

Why Realtors Are Never Too Busy for More Business One of the reasons I think Detroit has such an uphill battle regaining (or even just maintaining) market share is that drivers’ relationship with their auto company tends to be “sticky.” Put it this way: after disappointing experiences with a variety of brands (ask me about...
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Bragging Rights, circa 2010

“Steve,” Economic Bellwether Want to know the latest economic and business trends? You could read widely (The NY Times, Wall St. Journal, etc.), conduct lots of surveys, or have keen powers of perception. Or, you could just observe a long-time friend of mine (I’ll call him “Steve” for purposes of this post). A decade ago,...
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