Who can sell braised tofu to a nation of meat lovers? Chipotle can. The fast casual Mexican food chain introduced Sofritas last year in select markets but faced a serious problem, at least in the US. Americans eat meat — and a lot of it. Who wants some tasty braised tofu? So Chipotle got creative andContinue reading “How Chipotle Sold Sofritas to a Nation of Meat Lovers”
Monthly Archives: August 2015
Dear Loyal Readers, Thank You!
Danke. Grazie. Gracias. Thank you. They are simple words yet heartfelt. When I started this blog nearly three and a half years ago, I had no idea what to expect. It was a crazy time, equal parts terrifying and exhilarating. I was starting a business, starting a blog and walking into the unknown. The CCCContinue reading “Dear Loyal Readers, Thank You!”
Why Grammar Still Matters (Even on a Smartphone)
Does your email signature on your smartphone contain the following disclaimer? Sent from [insert smartphone model here]. Please excuse misspellings, typos and grammatical errors. Sorry, it won’t save you. This post is being typed on a smartphone, but I don’t expect you to excuse any errors. In fact, I’m embarrassed when I spot an error,Continue reading “Why Grammar Still Matters (Even on a Smartphone)”
Is Gossip Good for Business?
Gossip is a dirty word. It’s condemned by parents, community leaders and business professionals the world over. Yet, here’s an interesting tidbit: it’s essential to our way of life. What?! “Even today the vast majority of human communication — whether in the form of emails, phone calls or newspaper columns — is gossip. It comesContinue reading “Is Gossip Good for Business?”
Sunshine Award Nomination From Ahh The Simple Life
CCC is honored to accept the Sunshine Award from Ahh the Simple Life! It’s an award one blogger gives to other bloggers “who are positive and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.” Carol Preibis, co-founder of Ahh the Simple LIfe, is a contributor to the CCC blog and also recently published an eGuide, Living a GoodContinue reading “Sunshine Award Nomination From Ahh The Simple Life”
4 Tips To Succeed In Business I Picked Up at Garage Sales
Four years ago, my family and I decided to host a multi-household garage sale. It was a great opportunity to pass on some of our lesser used wares and get together (mostly the latter). Of course, I decided to dig deeper to get the most out of our time and efforts. I was surprised byContinue reading “4 Tips To Succeed In Business I Picked Up at Garage Sales”
Every Move You Make: Maintaining Privacy in a Digital World
The Man. Big Brother. The eye in the sky. Whatever you call it, it’s watching you. (Cue The Police — the band, that is.) We’ve touched on the issue of privacy in a digital world before, but it’s worth revisiting as technology continues to improve. The issue comes from balancing convenience and maintaining any privacyContinue reading “Every Move You Make: Maintaining Privacy in a Digital World”