You may not be getting enough love Addressing the symptom, but not the problem I have the wonderful privilege of being a part of a men’s Bible Study every Friday morning. We study together, we laugh and cry together, and we are always praying for each other. This last Friday when each of us were…

Read More

We’re excited to have Joe Slawek on our webinar on May 20th and wanted to share his bio with our members. Joe Slawek truly grew up in the flavor business. This early foundation, learning the ins and outs of the business from the ground up helped create the man who would transform the industry. As…

Read More

In our most recent webinar guest CEO Lauren Young from Content Defined shared with our guests about several unique opportunities to take advantage of online advertising grants. We wanted to get that info posted for you. Facebook Ads Funding Up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in more than 30 countries where we operate will be…

Read More

Quarantine Day 15   Slowly, slowly, slowly, stop. No cars are humming no places to shop. Distractions ending, no one spending, my paycheck pending, seems like much is ending.   I wake, get dresses and make my bed, the routines in life has helped my head. The computer, the internet, my daily friend. I stare…

Read More

Congress has passed three laws – Emergency Funding Bill (March 6); Families First Coronavirus Response Act (March 18) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (March 26).   Families First went into effect today (April 1) and requires paid leave for employees impacted by COVID-19.  A poster must be posted explaining rights.  As…

Read More

I’m sure you want me to cut to the chase and talk about how to deal with your logo, website, and other marketing materials. Let me start by asking you a question; have you ever encountered a business who’s product/service surpassed their visual appearance? They’re breaking the bank, but visually are very unattractive. How is this the case? Let’s get a biblical perspective on visual appearance…

Read More

The second desire is this area that He wants us to feel supported. There is an emptiness, or God-shaped vacuum, that He’s put into our lives, and the only person who can fill it is Jesus. Now, you can try to fill it with other things, but before I get to that, this emptiness is usually called loneliness. Loneliness is really the symptom; it’s not the cause…

Read More

I’m sure you want me to cut to the chase and talk about how to deal with your logo, website, and other marketing materials. Let me start by asking you a question; have you ever encountered a business who’s product/service surpassed their visual appearance? They’re breaking the bank, but visually are very unattractive. How is this the case? Let’s get a biblical perspective on visual appearance…

Read More

Many years ago, I selected a life verse. It was Psalm 37:4. “Delight yourself in the law of the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” Now, back then, I thought that God was going to give me my desires of my heart. As you grow older, you get a little bit of knowledge, a little bit of wisdom, and it became clear to me He wasn’t talking about my desires. He was talking about His desires that He put into my heart. Over time I began to understand those desires, and I have identified seven of them. There could be more, but there are at least seven desires. One of them is what I want to talk to you about right now, and that is…

Read More

People will get you to believe that you can create a brand as if it is separated from your product or service. Meaning, the visual representation of your company is what makes your brand. People will say a brand’s strength is directly related to its logo. Design firms will convince you to believe that it is how your marketing material is cohesively designed, everything from your logo, your website, social media and print materials. Consultants will say branding is your personality, the way you interact with your clients and how they perceive you. So, which one is it?

Read More