Here’s an interesting debate for you – should you or shouldn’t you be doing what you love? Let me put that another way – is it practical to be following your passion and using it as the basis of your career? This is a topic that comes up all over the blogoshpere, mainly because it [...]
Let’s close out the discussion about passion with a look at how some retailers are inspiring their customers and team members by selecting a specific cause to support. Is your business involved in any local or national causes? Do your team members or customers get involved as well? If you are involved in a cause, [...]
Are your customers as passionate about your business as you are?
How do you inspire them? In what ways do you build the type of passion in them that you have in your own heart?
sephora grand opening
Have you ever attended any great retailer’s grand opening before? I’ve been to several – IKEA, Apple (store and product launches), and a couple others. They are great places to see passionate fans.
Are you in it for the long haul or are you only interested in building a business for short-term gains and profit via the magical “buy out”? This is a great question and I had a similar question posed to me by one of my colleagues in regards to Tony Hsieh. It was a fair question. He had heard a little about Tony and he wondered if he would want to work for him.
Reality television is a great place to learn about passion and how it can help your business thrive. FOX hosts two different shows were passion is often front and center. The first is Kitchen Nightmares. Chef Gordan Ramsay goes to small restaurants and gives them a quick lesson on how to fix up their business [...]
I love visiting small businesses, especially the many great local restaurants we have here in the Salt Lake valley. As a marketer, it is always fun and inspiring to me to walk into a small business and see what they have done to ‘show its personality.’ There’s definitely an art to it; however, many businesses [...]