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There’s More Than One Eagle at the Toledo Zoo

This is a follow up to an earlier post that I wrote about Joe Walsh performing at the Toledo Zoo Amphitheater. The concert was last night, and even though the drive was about ninety minutes each way, it was worth every bit of effort to go see Joe Walsh perform […]

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If Everyone Were a Mentor

My first mentor, Floyd Wickman, taught me a lot about business and selling. He also taught me a lot about relationships and the power of using the right words to persuade. One of the most important challenges on our journey of success is to find and built a relationship with […]

What America Does Not Know About Tequila

I was just in Mexico video recording the 75th anniversary of EL Viejito, which is a very small tequila making company in Guadalajara, and I was amazed to see the work ethic, the quality, and the volume of product this company produced. The interesting thing about tequila is that most […]

Joe Walsh at the Toledo Zoo

Last week I was on facebook for a moment when I noticed an ad for Joe Walsh at the Toledo zoo amphitheatre. I thought it was kind of strange because it didn’t make sense when I first saw the ad, so I clicked on it. I’ve noticed a lot of […]

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Collector Coins: a Great Investment You Can See Every Day

I have been collecting coins for as long as I can remember. My brothers and father introduced me to the hobby which has turned into quite an investment. When I started, silver coins were in circulation. My paper routes gave me plenty of coins to search and keep.  Although most […]

Ed Primeau Audio Interview on The People Speak

The shooting of Trayvon Martin took place on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon Martin was an unarmed, 17-year-old African American male who was shot and killed by 28-year-old George Zimmerman, a man of mixed ethnicity (Peruvian and white American). Martin was walking from a convenience store to the home of his father’s […]

It’s Important to Know Who Cried for Help

After spending nearly a full week listening to the Trayvon Martin 911 calls, it has become even more apparent to me why the cries for help are so important. Those cries bring up questions from a forensic perspective that would help solve the case if they were answered. Since the […]

My Friend Joe Falls

Back in 1998, my assistant Martie came in my office with a huge smile and told me Joe Falls was on the phone; like I was supposed to know who Joe Falls was. She explained that he was a famous sports writer who worked for the Associated Press and now […]

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Thought Leadership and Marketing: Three Tips for Success

Thought Leadership and Marketing are two very important aspects to business that are often overlooked, unaccounted for, and completely ignored.  No wonder 70% of all new businesses fail in the first year http://smallbiztrends.com/2008/04/startup-failure-rates.html. Marketing is the activity of getting your business name out there. “Out there” has different definitions depending […]

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Abandoned Homes in Detroit: A Solution for the Problem of Urban Plight

A few weeks ago I took my daughter to film a Detroit home I grew up in.  It was for a film project at school.  She would use the new footage with the old footage taken by the exact same 8MM film camera my father used and marry the two film sources […]