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My First Job

The Milk Barn My first real job when I graduated high school was at The Milk Barn in Bellevue, Washington. I had enrolled at the University of Washington for the fall, and I desperately needed a part time job for … Continue reading

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My New Blog: I’m back!

It’s been a few years since I’ve blogged on this site. Now, I’m back! What brings me here is Facebook. I believe that Facebook is often not the best venue for posting thoughtful comments, to take a political stand, or to … Continue reading

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Art Johnson, Author at Arizona Wholesale Supply

Source: Art Johnson, Author at Arizona Wholesale Supply

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Put a fork in Halloween

I don’t GET Halloween I’ve made some crazy commitment to blog once a day during November. Happy day after Halloween. We seem to increasingly celebrate Halloween with wild abandon. However, I don’t really buy into, and don’t much care for … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Business

Guest Blog on Nancy Hugo's Designers Circle HQ Marketing Your Business – Brand You! Click on the link below to read my guest blog on Nancy Hugo's Website: Designers Circle HQ   – Art Johnson johnson.art1@gmail.com http://www.insights-2-ignite.com Social Media, Training, … Continue reading

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A Story Worth Repeating

Sometimes you stumble upon a story that just needs to be re-told. This one resonated with me: An American businessman was standing at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. … Continue reading

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Home Depot 4th of July savings on Korean Appliances

Home Depot is advertising Red White & Blue Savings on appliances in Thursday’s insert in the paper. You might think that this is an Independence Day ad, but the top 4 items on the front page of the ad are … Continue reading

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More Slime

As a follow up to my previous blog, Pink Slime and Politics, I noticed an editorial in The NY Times this past Sunday titled, What if It weren’t called Pink Slime? Author Philip M. Boffey argues rather convincingly, that the … Continue reading

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Pink Slime and Politics

“Words, words, mere words” wrote Shakespeare, but using just the right words makes all the difference in how we view the world around us. If we want to buy extra lean ground beef to feed our families, we might choose … Continue reading

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The 10 best sales and marketing books.

For those in sales and marketing: http://www.amazon.com/lm/R348FZ1P2703IV/ref=cm_sw_em_r_lm_SENEpb1CF87RR? The link above will take you to a list I created on Amazon.com of my favorite books on sales and marketing. I’m an avid reader and have quite a collection of business books. … Continue reading

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