Getting Ready to Get Ready?

By Brett Cafferty I came across this “note to self” from a few years ago about a common challenge many of us face. I know that I welcomed the reminder and I thought you might, too. There is a basic human character trait many of us struggle with as we seek to get in...

Keeping Talent is Sticky Business

By Kurt Greene Back in 2016, “failure to attract and retain top talent” was the number one concern in a respected survey of CEOs. Today, we know from author and speaker Chris Czarnik that it’s still a problem, except that now the math is painfully simple: There are...

Have You Heard About Blue Zones?

By Brett Cafferty My decision to port a landline phone number to a VoIP (voice over internet protocol) resulted in our internet and cable provider deleting our 30 year old account. I called for repairs the same day, and a technician was sent to restore internet...

Change the Pattern to Change the Pattern

By Brett Cafferty Recently, in speaking with many small business owners, the most common topic is the slow return to a more normal, post-Covid business environment. The pandemic changes that took place – limiting in-person interaction, the isolation of working...

Knoxville is Growing… A Lot!

By Brett Cafferty What a difference just a couple of years makes! Knoxville has had significant growth in just a short time. In order to reach more communities while providing the best exposure for our advertisers, Everything Knoxville is expanding our distribution to...

Are You a Kite or a String?

By Brett Cafferty Dr. Jim Bailey’s recent article on ADHD got me thinking about my own tendencies and those of our immediate family. I am thankful for his comments, as they both helped me recognize characteristics I possess and perhaps gain a greater appreciation of...