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Meaningful ‘yeses’

Meaningful ‘yeses’

Chamber News & Views Think about this for a minute. “No” is not a four-letter word. But I’ll bet if you counted the number of times during a day, a…

Seasons? What seasons?

Seasons? What seasons?

Chamber News & Views If we were up north, we’d soon be enjoying fall. But then again, when you are up north, you get all the regular seasons: spring, summer,…

What’s in a name? Everything.

What’s in a name? Everything.

Chamber News & Views According to self-help guru Dale Carnegie, “A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” So, that seems…

Catchy subject lines

Catchy subject lines

Chamber News & Views When you send an email to a friend or family member, chances are probably good that the email will get opened, read, and there will be…

We can’t do it without you!

We can’t do it without you!

Chamber News & Views I didn’t see it coming. I figured August is late in the summer. So, vacations are over, right? That would be incorrect. Our volunteers are making…

‘My dog ate my homework’

‘My dog ate my homework’

Chamber News & Views We make excuses every day, trying to explain away a multitude of sins: Why you were late for work; Why you didn’t show up at Big…

Can it get any hotter?

Can it get any hotter?

Chamber News & Views This summer has been one of the hottest I can remember since I moved here in 1996. People are doing anything and everything to cool off.…

Best, worst and next

Best, worst and next

Chamber News & Views Best practices: Those two words always send chills down my spine. It means I must write another report. I’m sure you’ve written those same reports —…

We’ll bring the giant scissors

We’ll bring the giant scissors

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS I’m sure you remember that one warning your parents and teachers gave you growing up. Well, the first one I heard over and over was “Don’t…

We have garbage — lots of garbage

We have garbage — lots of garbage

Chamber News & Views In an attempt at full disclosure, I admit this column is a repeat. I do promise to fix any typos and change a few words to…

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