Let’s Build a Startup Culture

Let’s Build a Startup Culture

Over the years, I’ve been enthralled with the rise and fall of various cities and towns. Both within Grays Harbor and far beyond. For instance, I used to live in Seattle. It was a different place 10 years ago than it is now with a new set of challenges, booms and...
Differentiation and the 4 P’s of Marketing

Differentiation and the 4 P’s of Marketing

There are thousands (probably millions) of “How To” guides on marketing full of lists and ideas and boxes that need to be checked but I have a core belief that none of this will work if you don’t have one thing. Your differentiation factor OR Unique Value Proposition...
Now THAT’S a Great Idea.

Now THAT’S a Great Idea.

It’s not uncommon (at least with the people I’ve hung out with) to start a night out having a beer and catching up on the week but END the night with about 20 “good” business ideas in your back pocket. We’ve all got ideas. So, how do you know if it’s something worth...
The Lone Cowboy

The Lone Cowboy

You’ve likely heard a tale or two about a lone cowboy – an independent dude here to save the day without any help from anybody. I’m not really a fan of old Western films, but I’m sure you know the archetype. Or you’ve at least seen that...