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What you can learn from a Canadian comedy troupe

Once upon a time in Canada, there was a brilliant sketch comedy show called The Kids in The Hall. Sometimes, when I need a break from the daily grind, I like to watch clips on YouTube. (If you’ve never seen KITH, do yourself a favor and get your head crushed.) Well, today when I was … Continued

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Start with Gratitude

Rallying around a season of #giving like the holidays is a wonderful thing. It brings us all together to raise awareness and inspire #action. And if you know me, you know I love action. But what about the rest of the year? How can we create this kind of thrust and positivity every day? I … Continued

High jumper - overcoming obstacles

Overcoming Objections: Not Right Now

I was recently chatting with an acquaintance on LinkedIn about some of the challenges they are facing during their sales cycle. “Not right now,” seemed to be popping up more and more frequently when chatting with potential clients. SUPER frustrating, for sure. I have often held the belief that the second-best answer one can hear … Continued

Baseball kids

The Value of Coaching

Ever have something sitting right in front of you but you can’t (or won’t bring yourself) to see it? And once you do see it, it’s such a “duh” moment you kick yourself for not being able to recognize it until now? I finally connected some dots recently and my epiphany was this: I perform … Continued

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The Silver (Green?) Lining of Working from Home

With the current news cycle seemingly all doom and gloom, sometimes it may feel as if there isn’t a single positive outcome from the current COVID pandemic. Well, we’re here to shine a light on a silver (or green!) lining coming from the pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders. Since the COVID pandemic forced the country … Continued

Social Media for Your Business

Working from Home: Tips for Success

At Relish, we strive to give our team a ton of flexibility. That means working from home (or elsewhere) is always on the table – encouraged even – though past nudges for this freedom have been based more on lifestyle and environmental concerns than the current health crisis connected with the Coronavirus outbreak. Now, as … Continued

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Walking a Political Tightrope: Environmental Activism in a Partisan Age

This morning, we had the opportunity to join a discussion as part of the Steering Committee for the Colorado Outdoor Business Alliance wherein we talked through how COBA should engage with – and attempt to influence – members of Congress to take action to help protect our environment. With climate change becoming an ever-increasingly partisan … Continued

The transition from horse-powered travel to the automobile in NYC 1900-1913

Challenges Are Opportunities

As you are certainly well-aware, we are pretty passionate about technology and the environment over here at Relish, so when we came across this recent article about some of the upcoming infrastructure and lifestyle challenges our metropolitan areas will face as we move to integrate electric and autonomous vehicles into our systems, our interest was … Continued

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Get to the Deal-breakers Early – The Art of Qualification

Recently, I had the opportunity (and distinct pleasure) of being called upon for some advice. A friend of mine had been approached with an opportunity to do some work on the side while she continued to grow her startup business. Some other matters complicated (and made more emotional) the decision with thoughts of family, friends, … Continued

Coins and currency

The Psychology of Pricing

Pricing can be tricky. During the course of our tenure here at Relish, we have seen clients employ a wide variety of pricing tactics to get to the “right” pricing system for their products and services. From precision-pricing to charm-pricing, there are LOTS of different approaches to landing on the pricing model that is going … Continued