JASMAR REDDIN D.C.

Dr. Jasmar Reddin has been practicing chiropractic medicine for more than 30 years. Her patients are happy to refer her to family & friends because of the difference she makes in their lives. Jasmar goes out of her way to be accessible and provide personalized care for each individual that comes to her for help […]

Insurance Solutions NW

“How can we help?” motivates every action from Karen, Taylor, and Lauren Kane at Insurance Solutions NW. This family-operated, independent agency has been helping local small businesses and individuals since 2002. Why is an insurance broker important for you? “There’s an illusion that ‘cheaper is better’, or ‘if I pay more I get more’,” Taylor […]

A CHILDREN’S PLACE BOOKSTORE

A CHILDREN’S PLACE BOOKSTORE is where the owner, Pam Lewis, goes each day to watch the magic happen when kids explore new worlds between the covers of a book. There’s a special excitement in the air each Thursday morning at 10:30 for Story Time. Don’t miss the upcoming author-signing events. Check out all the community […]

BUCKETS-O-FUN

BUCKETS-O-FUN owner, Sheri Elmont, knows how to stay young at heart. Her top-selling products include Finger Rockets and non-toxic, Mom-Approved Yuck Slime. 4 different kinds! Kick up the laughter and fun at your next kid’s party, neighborhood event, youth group, family reunion, or school carnival. Check out her website at www.Buckets-O-Fun.com.  Watch for the upcoming launch […]

‘ROMANCE’ YOUR CUSTOMERS

Even though Valentine’s Day is over for this year, this applies year-round. By Sheila Askov Putting Personality in Print What’s involved in ‘romancing’? Everyone wants to feel special. Listen to them – find out what they want. Can your business make minor adjustments to make them feel more comfortable or ‘heard’? Let them know they’re […]

REVERSE RESOLUTIONS: WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU ‘GIVE UP’?

By Sheila Askov Putting Personality in Print Let’s explore a new type of New Year’s Resolution and decide to give up an obvious behavior that isn’t working for you and see what happens next. Try giving up one of these: Instead of trying to do one more thing at home before you leave for work, […]

AN EXTRA HOUR…HOW WILL YOU SPEND IT?

By Sheila Askov Putting Personality in Print Daylight savings time ending grants us an extra hour each year. How will you spend it? One more hour’s sleep is tantalizing…but so is an hour of quiet contemplation uninterrupted in the morning calm before the daily storms appear. What if we planned to NOT do something predictable? […]

‘IN 1492 COLUMBUS SAILED THE OCEAN BLUE…’ AND THEN HIS REAL PROBLEMS BEGAN

By Sheila Askov Putting Personality in Print Was Columbus an entrepreneur or just an early independent contractor? Either way he sailed out into a beautiful blue ocean on a giant spice hunt. Even though this happened more than 600 years ago, some things never change. The seas got rough, the storms came, and the crew […]

ALL HARVEYS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL

By Sheila Askov Putting Personality in Print If you asked me 2 weeks ago what I thought of when I heard the name, Harvey, I probably would have flashed back to the 6’ invisible rabbit I fell in love with watching an old Jimmy Stewart movie. But now, Hurricane Harvey has forever changed my association […]

ECLIPSE – GET AN EYEFUL

By Sheila Askov Putting Personality in Print The wonder of a solar eclipse is about to visit us. Oregon is privileged to be in its direct flight path. Along with the excitement comes the warning, “Don’t look directly at the eclipse without protective glasses.” One of my aunts, now deceased, looked at an eclipse when […]