Category Archives for Plum Dozen

Plum Dozen – Inspiring Business – Chowdaheadz

Online presence  ChowdaheadzI’ve gotten comments on my favorite hat on the golf course, Disney World, Dollywood, the Outer Banks and Augusta National.  People will walk by me and say ‘nice hat’  or ‘ya Boston.’  It’s an epic hat, and the owner of Chowdaheadz has created a very successful business around his best product.  If you’re a […]

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Plum Dozen – Inspiring Person – Chip Gaines

Daddy Husband MagnoliaThere are a whole bunch of reasons why I feel inspired by Chip Gaines that go way beyond his wildly successful HGTV show Fixer Upper.   Lately I’ve been binge watching Fixer Upper again, even though I’ve seen every episode and I know what the renovated house will look like at the end when they […]

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Plum Dozen – Inspiring Business – Chubbies

check Retailer check ChubbiesUnfortunately I’ve never been a customer of Chubbies…not because I don’t like the product, I think the product is great.  It’s because my legs aren’t my best trait.  Despite being from Canada and playing hockey and soccer, my legs never achieved tree trunk status.  They’re more like…twigs.   But since discovering Chubbies a few years […]

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Plum Dozen – Inspiring Person – Brian Scudamore

check Entrepreneur check Franchising check O2E BrandsMaking his residence in Vancouver is inspiring enough, but there’s more to love about Brian Scudamore than living in my hometown.  Like all of these posts, the goal is to write about why this person or business has inspired me without referencing or reading other posts or articles first, it’s […]

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Plum Dozen – Inspiring Business – eBay

check Online marketplace check ecommerce check eBayWhat do the words…people are basically good mean to you? That was the final question asked to me when I interviewed at eBay about 15 years ago.  Back then eBay was nearing its pinnacle as the worlds online marketplace, a website where anyone could list products for sale and people […]

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Plum Dozen – Inspiring Person – Casey Neistat

check Entrepreneur check Social Media check Casey’s YouTube ChannelI thought about reaching out to Casey Neistat to tell him I consider him one of the most influential people I’ve come across in the last couple years but I stopped short when I visited his website and saw a link to this essay on his contact […]

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