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Successful Brands: 11 Products that Became Nouns or Verbs

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

You know a company has become an industry leader when the name of the company or product becomes a noun or verb people use to describe a good or service. In other cases, companies have created and trademarked products that we use as the common term for a good even if a substitute is made by another company. Can you think of any others? More

Abraham Lincoln Gives Thanks

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Isn't it ironic that throughout history we give "Thanks" when we are in the deepest trouble? Perhaps it is because we take so much for granted. The Pilgrims were living in some of the harshest conditions imaginable when they celebrated their first Thanksgiving. Abraham Lincoln initiated our Thanksgiving Day celebration in some of our country's darkest moments - the middle of the Civil War! Read his speech, It will make you think. More

Pilgrim Thanksgiving - Lessons Learned from the Pilgrim Economy

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Thanksgiving is a time when most of us give Thanks for what matters most. Family, friends, food, our country, and our God. Most of us give thanks every day. Perhaps we say "Thank you" to a kind stranger, or a customer. I take so much for granted, but Thanksgiving gives me pause to consider just how blessed I am. More

The Effect of Brexit on My Business

Friday, November 18, 2016

This is our first article written by our German contributor. She writes about her perspective of Brexit. This is the third blog about Brexit. I wrote Brexit - The Votes Are In shortly after the election and another was written by our British contributor about the direct impact of Brexit on her and her colleagues. More

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