Marco residents concerned over taxes, water sewer rates
Published 3/29/2011 at 10:26 a.m. 20 comments
Taxes, water and sewer rates, police staffing and illegal aliens are the four topics of most concern to Marco Island residents, according to the results of a long-range planning survey conducted by city leaders in November. However, there is a ...
PHOTOS Marco Princess introduces new twilight dinner cruise for romantic occasions
Published 1/28/2011 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments
The Marco Princess is known among tourist and locals as the large, floating attraction that offers sunset and sightseeing cruises. The 90-foot yacht carries up to 149 people on daily, narrated cruises, including lunch and sunset dinner tours near Marco ...
Tracy Gudgel captures third People’s Choice
Published 8/24/2010 at 11:59 a.m. 0 comments
The Artist Colony at the Esplanade on Marco Island held its third People’s Choice Art Walk July 28. Loyal patrons of the colony once again enjoyed an evening of food, fun and art. There were colorful interpretations entered in the ...
Peak your profits: Know 'no' in order to get yes
Published 2/25/2010 at 9:23 p.m. 0 comments
The basis for the “Go for no” concept, is to intentionally increase the number of times you hear “no.” To achieve significant success, top performers don’t see yes and no as opposites; rather they’re opposite sides of the same coin ...
Peak your profits: Visible/invincible, part 2
Published 2/18/2010 at 2:26 p.m. 0 comments
How does one inspire and attract the media to cover and feature their business?
Peak Your Profits: Visibility/Invincibility II
Published 2/11/2010 at 10:32 a.m. 0 comments
Here are more tips, techniques and tactics from the “Visibility Coach,” David Avrin, a speaker and author of the new, bestselling book, “It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You!”
Peak Your Profits: Visibility/Invincibility
Published 2/10/2010 at 12:49 p.m. 0 comments
If you’re ever lucky enough to have a fun and focused dialogue with David Avrin, there’s a pretty good likelihood he might ask you, “What are you doing to be noticed and remembered?”
Peak Your Profits: Goals, guts and glory (part four)
Published 1/27/2010 at 3:58 p.m. 0 comments
Perhaps the most striking example of the power of visualization is Olympic decathlon gold medalist, Bruce Jenner.
Peak Your Profits: Goals, guts and glory (part three)
Published 1/27/2010 at 3:31 p.m. 0 comments
Most people don’t plan to fail, but they do fail to plan. Therefore, you need to plan for success. You need to set goals. And, you need to apply the seven strategies of the GRASP IT goal achievement system:
Peak Your Profits: Goals – guts – glory! A plan for success
Published 1/14/2010 at 2:09 p.m. 0 comments
To help you successfully kickoff a new year, let’s revisit a topic first covered here five years ago.
Peak Your Profits: A holiday feast of good tidings
Published 1/8/2010 at 11:30 a.m. 0 comments
Because it’s time for holiday cheer and celebration, I thought it only appropriate, to offer you a savory smorgasbord of success... A bountiful buffet of brilliance... A plentiful plethora of possibilities...
Peak Your Profits: Tap into your cre8ive cranium
Published 12/17/2009 at 2:34 p.m. 0 comments
A workshop participant once said to me, “Jeff, we’re living in the days of the Jetsons, but we’re serving our customers like the days of the Flintstones.” There’s always a better way. Your challenge, is to find it.
Peak Your Profits: Be persistent to get what you want
Published 12/10/2009 at 4:37 p.m. 0 comments
Jeff Blackman extrapolates a frustrating airport experience to business practices
Peak Your Profits; Now, a word from our sponsor
Published 12/3/2009 at 12:09 p.m. 0 comments
There are lots of ways to find new customers: referrals, advertising, public relations, writing, speaking, etc.
Peak Your Profits: Now, a word from our sponsor
Published 12/1/2009 at 4:34 p.m. 0 comments
Creative "back door" strategies to find new customers
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