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The Most Important Brand in the World

April 29, 2014 |

Steven turned seven years old. He celebrated as he sat in a lavishly decorated living room with twirled streamers, blue and red balloons, plates with printed webs and a large plastic caricature of Spider Man as the center piece on … Read More

Leader of the Pack

April 25, 2014 |

No matter how hard I try, my dog loves me last! Romeo—a seven-year-old half dachshund, half shih-tsu—came to live with us as a tiny puppy. My son called me to let me know that a man had puppies on the … Read More

Own It

April 22, 2014 |

As a fan of both science fiction, and smart business, about five years ago I was somewhat irked at the assumed “dumbing down” of the “Sci Fi” logo being transitioned to “SyFy.” I remember thinking, Sci Fi means “Science Fiction.” … Read More

Like a Citrus Lover

April 17, 2014 |

My husband has always wanted to plant citrus trees in our yard, so when I noticed the advertisement in our local newspaper, I mentioned to him there was a class coming up in a couple of days. A local nursery … Read More

Highway Rubbernecking

April 11, 2014 |

The freeway was jammed today, but the important thing is it was moving. Suddenly, I saw brake lights. All lanes were slowing WAY down. As we crept along, switching back and forth between the gas pedal and the brake pedal, … Read More

Is My SEO Working?

April 1, 2014 |

A client recently asked me about his SEO (Search Engine Optimization). He was concerned about whether or not it was working for him with the recent changes Merge Left Marketing had made to his corporate site. Just a few days … Read More

Sink or Swim—A Dangerous Succession Plan

March 24, 2014 |

When I was five years old, my dad decided it was time for me to learn to swim, and he picked me up and threw me off the deck into the lake. I remember him standing on the dock yelling, … Read More

Just Jump

March 19, 2014 |

In general, I’m someone who likes to try new things, and to be adventurous. No one I know would describe me as timid. If there’s something that someone else might be cautious to try, I’m usually already trying it. A … Read More

In Case of Emergency

March 18, 2014 |

It had been a full day and I was finally on the flight home to Tucson. With mixed feelings and my usual curiosities about why each person was on this particular plane, I nestled into my seat in the … Read More

Merge and Keep on Moving

March 14, 2014 |

Not all traffic streets are equal. I was leaving a meeting in an area of town that I’m unfamiliar with. The business owner gave me directions to get back onto the main road. Little did I know that I was … Read More

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