Inspiration and Ideas


January 22, 2019

Small Business Revolution In The Halls Of Congress: Does This Count As Influencer Marketing?

Mike fondly recalls when members of Congress lobbied for their towns to be named the Small Business Revolution – Main Street winner.

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November 2, 2018

Like Brothers And Sisters

Mike endures a terrible personal loss and finds support from his second family.

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July 31, 2018

Bird Scooters Take Flight In Minneapolis: So What’s It Like To Ride One?

It’s like being a battery-powered Usain Bolt but good luck using the app.

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May 18, 2018

Lessons In Client Relationships From The Guy Who Bought A Used Toyota From A Mercedes Dealership

Mike drives off the lot with a sweet ride and new inspiration on delivering happiness.

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April 2, 2018

Maintaining The Calm Through The Storm

Mike shares new tools that have helped him unwind and relax.

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January 18, 2018

Getting To Know Small-Town America With Deluxe’s Small Business Revolution

Mike’s in the midst of some serious work travel for the Small Business Revolution series.

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November 27, 2017

Trolls And Bots: They’re Not Just For Politics Anymore!

Mike’s has some advice on dispelling a digital campaign’s dubious effectiveness.

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August 17, 2017

Trials And Tribulations In Time Blocking

Mike shares his impressions of an app that will help you better manage time.

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June 26, 2017

Dr. Bronner, The Mad Scientist Of Soap-Making

This label is a hot mess of endless copy, and it’s all bananas.

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May 17, 2017

Introducing The Brand-New Trystar Site

Mike shares the hot new Trystar website, an example of Fast Horse’s stellar web development projects.

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