There’s not one time of year for a Warm Fuzzy

Nearly every summer since I was 14, I’ve attended Leadership Camp at Camp Lee Canyon. I started as a participant and moved on to become youth staff, a trainer, an assistant camp director and adult staff. During those years one thing has remained constant – the Warm Fuzzy Board. Long before e-mail, text messages and…
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Murphy’s Law: “If anything can go wrong, it will”

Weddings are a perfect example of Murphy’s Law: “If anything can go wrong, it will” During the last year, I’ve been an active participant and friend to two wedding parties. Other than the month they occurred and a couple minor details, the one thing they had in common was Murphy’s Law: “If anything can go…
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Customer service philosophies from the cartoon world

As an adult, I can honestly say, I’ve learned a lot from cartoons. Bugs Bunny’s instant black hole and Wyle E. Coyote’s antics aside, the business of cartoons impressed many customer service techniques on me while I worked for a large cartoon retail store during college. And many of those ideals still crop up on…
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