Monthly Archives: July 2012

Food and Beverage Colors – Chicago, IL September 11-13

What’s the latest in food and beverage color?  The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) has created an amazing program for the upcoming Global Color Conference in Chicago.  “Food and Beverage Color in Today’s Global Market” will be held at … Continue reading

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We’re All In Sales Now

Let me repeat, we are all in sales now. This is the title of a great article in the new issue of Associations Now about Daniel Pink’s forthcoming book.  The article touches several of my favorite subjects: sales, marketing, and effective … Continue reading

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Catering and Innovation – Main Event

There’s a fascinating feature in the current Washington Business Journal about gourmet catering and small business innovation.  Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing  vegetables and … Continue reading

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“Big Food” and Organic

Be sure to read today’s New York Times Business Section article on organic food.  You want to do it with a critical eye however because the reporter Stephanie Strom wasn’t able to resist the opportunity to bash “Big Food.” Can … Continue reading

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Take a Vacation From Email

Last summer a client that I really respect apologized for not responding to an email message more quickly.  He said he had been on vacation and he was working on his “work-life balance.” I recently read that travel industry trend watchers say … Continue reading

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