Managing an institution like the Grand Hotel means respecting tradition and creating memories

Posted On December 12, 2019

What does it take to manage a place that people love so much, they come back year after year? Scott Tripoli can tell you. Our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” Tripoli is the general manager of the Grand Hotel Golf Resort and Spa in Point Clear, an institution on […]

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Catching back up with Eleven86: More than just selling water

Posted On December 3, 2019

Back in April, we met Marquis Forge, who left the automotive industry to answer a call from on high – a call to enter an industry he knew little about. Forge founded Eleven86 Water in Autaugaville, Alabama with a mission to help revitalize the town in which it’s produced. “This is a homegrown, bottled-at-the-source, state […]

Categories: What's Working with Cam Marston

OK, Boomer: iGen strikes back

Posted On December 2, 2019

If you are of a certain age and like to share your opinions on open social media platforms like Twitter, you may have come across a cryptic response: “OK, Boomer.” It should not be mistaken as acquiescence. You have just been given a two-word slap-down by the younger generation, a phrase that has taken on […]

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y / Millennials, Generations, iGen

Logistics is more than moving cargo from Point A to Point B

Posted On December 1, 2019

Say a company wants to buy some marble from Italy for its new headquarters, or needs to get a new piece of equipment shipped from Germany. But it’s not in the import business and isn’t sure of the best, most efficient way to get its purchases shipped across the pond. That’s where a company like […]

Categories: What's Working with Cam Marston

Travel agents aren’t going the way of the Dodo just yet

Posted On November 29, 2019

With the advent of online travel tools that allow you to book a flight, rent a car, schedule a tour and find a hotel or AirBNB, it would seem that travel agents would follow milkmen and full service gas station attendance into obsolescence. And yet, travel agents have survived. Our guest in a recent episode […]

Categories: What's Working with Cam Marston

The therapeutic benefits of cannabis: science or voodoo?

Posted On November 26, 2019

Dr. Jan Roberts’ interest in cannabis began when she got shingles. The medication she’d been prescribed by her doctor wasn’t having the desired effects, and a friend suggested she try cannabis. “It was an ‘a-ha’ moment for me,” she says. “Oh my god, there’s something therapeutic here.” Roberts, a licensed clinical social worker who teaches […]

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Increasing 401k Plan Contributions – Our Successful Campaign

Posted On November 14, 2019

Showing off a bit of our work with an independent recordkeeper who we’re working with to increase plan contributions in test groups. This will be seen by 20-24 YO Males Enrolled in their plan. It will arrive to them via email and USPS on / near the same day. You should ask, “Is it working?” […]

Categories: Financial Services, Product Design, Work
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Focus on Financial Services: The Re-Architecting of Business

Posted On November 12, 2019

I’ve been working on this new presentation since the spring and am happy to report that it has been met with great success with my financial services clients. Most recently was the Schwab IMPACT! Conference in San Diego last week. Our office has received requests for this presentation to other groups since last Tuesday. Below […]

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A few good reasons not to forget about Generation X

Posted On October 17, 2019

Stuck between the once-mighty Baby Boomers and the front-running millennials, Generation X is often considered the Forgotten Generation. Earlier this year, however, they went from just being considered forgotten to actually being forgotten: Smells like Disrespect. But thankfully not everyone has forgotten about us. VisionCritical.com recently compiled a list of stats that show Generation X […]

Categories: Generation X

What we’re blaming millennials for this week: saving too much

Posted On October 10, 2019

They’re entitled, we said. Self-absorbed. The products of participation trophy culture. But now millennials are frugal? Citing research from Raymond James, cnbc.com noted that millennials might be to blame for slower economic growth. Raymond James analyst Travis McCourt cited the rise of the U.S. personal savings rate — 8.1 percent this August, as compared to […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Recession Economy

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