All Blog Posts Tagged 'inspiration' (8)


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Inspirational Groceries

 

 

 

When I go to Kroger I am inspired.  No kidding!  The Kroger I frequent is really no different than any other.  Okay, their produce is significantly better than Meijer and they do a fair job with customer service but it’s really not all that special.  That was until…

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Added by Bill Campion on July 12, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments


Non-Operator
Does It Have To Be All About The Money?

 

Recently I was having a conversation with my son who just happens to be a server.  He’s been serving for 3 or 4 years and has experienced decent success (enough to live on his own, pay his bills and enjoy a few beers with his friends now and then).  Because I have a passion for customer service and for my son’s success, I was interested in…

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Added by Bill Campion on April 1, 2011 at 11:53am — 4 Comments


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Meaningful Relationships & Business





Relationships are so important. I remember whenever I struggled early in my career I would console myself by remembering that I have the best friends and family in the world. I am very blessed to have a family that loves and supports me and I have more than a few close “lifetime friends”. I have made it a priority to stay in touch with my friends from high school and college and doing so has enriched my life.


In addition to my friends from…
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Added by Bill Campion on December 1, 2010 at 8:30am — 2 Comments


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People Report Conference – What’s the Difference?

WOW! Just got back from the People Report Conference in Dallas and my jaw is still firmly planted on the ground. I’m searching for the adjective to describe the event. Not sure I will ever find it. Scintillating, Fascinating, Awe-Inspiring, Outta This World, Off the Charts, Molecule Rearranging, Inspirational, Motivational, Mind-Boggling, Flabbergasting? String em together - MAYBE. Any…

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Added by Bill Campion on November 8, 2010 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

Inspiration 101

Two ways to do it…..



Do it because I pay you.

Do it because I inspired you.



Both work.

One gets amazing results.

One gets short-term results.

One takes a lot of work, one not so much.



Inspiration takes a lot of work and some folks just aren’t willing to give what it takes to lead from this very important value.



What does it take you…
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Added by Andy Swingley on May 17, 2010 at 6:59pm — 1 Comment

Going To The Dogs



With all the doom and gloom finding its way into our daily lives I was just reminded by Ben Stein that maybe we should look to dogs for a source of inspiration.



What if we greeted each person as if they were an old friend?

What if we showed that excitement by wearing the biggest smile on our face?

What if we didn’t care about a person’s title or station in life?

What if we were not impressed by monetary… Continue

Added by Leslie Howard on April 5, 2009 at 9:07am — 5 Comments


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The Inspiration of D.J. Gregory

We are all experiencing times of incredible challenge in our business and personal lives. So many things seem beyond our control and disaster appears to dog our every step.



I watched the sheer determination of DJ through tears and found a renewed vigor to move ahead doing my very best, learning from the stumbles.



There is no panacea for our problems - just the example of DJ - facing obstruction and achieving… Continue

Added by Paul Green on March 6, 2009 at 6:29am — 5 Comments

Revenge can be sweet—and savory.

Perhaps if George Crum were a chef-waiter today, he'd have been active participant in the Waiter Rant blog, which we're discussing in Roy McNaughton's post about the new book of the same name.



Or maybe not.



Some of you might know it was George Crum who developed the potato chip in 1853. So the story goes: It started when Crum served customers french fries. But, dissatisfied the potato slices… Continue

Added by Judy "the foodie" Asman on August 1, 2008 at 10:18am — 3 Comments

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