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Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!: Customer Service Examples: One Great… One Not So Much

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!: Customer Service Examples: One Great… One Not So Much

By Spencer Rubin I thought it was time to write another Catalyst Article focused on the theme of: EXAMPLE 1: I was having issues with an on-line service I subscribe (and pay) for. Something was not working correctly. I got on their website and could not find an answer. There were plenty of Upgrade Your […]

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Words…so simple…: Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Words…so simple…: Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

WORDS…so simple…yet so powerful. They can make you feel happy…or sad. 10-feet tall…or just an inch. They can bring people and worlds together…or destroy them. Words can empower…they can drain…they can CRUSH! How are you using your words every day? Words that don’t come from the heart, are empty shells. How and when you use […]

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Ben The Super Lab is Gone!! Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ben The Super Lab is Gone!! Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

A pretty rough weekend recently for our family. 12 years old…with a tumor and who knows what else…Ben fought hard! There was no quit in him, and to the end, he still wanted to play. What an amazing attitude…what an amazing animal! I still can’t believe he’s gone. We spent every day together, and now […]

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Courage Comes From Within: Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Courage Comes From Within: Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

By Spencer Rubin COURAGE! Of all of the important leadership characteristics, arguably courage tops the list! Just showing up…every day…willing to celebrate the wins, and the first to raise your hand when something goes wrong. Resisting the urge to quit…and to focus on that dream, vision and hope that others criticize…That Takes Courage. Stepping up […]

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Helpful Tips to Survive and Thrive! Holiday Stress?

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Helpful Tips to Survive and Thrive! Holiday Stress?

By Dawn-Starr Crowther, LAc The holidays are often a time of great enjoyment and connection with those we love and care for. We may have special personal rituals or religious activities that are deeply meaningful. For many of us, the holidays are also the time when we come face-to-face with old beliefs, unmet desires, and […]

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Are you FUL This Thanksgiving Holiday? Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Are you FUL This Thanksgiving Holiday? Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

By Spencer “The Catalyst” Rubin It’s November! You know what that means! TURKEY! STUFFING! PIE! Thanksgiving Day…and maybe even Friday Morning…I bet You’ll be Ful! I love Turkey Day!! Apart from the Gluttony…and spending time with my wonderful family…it’s a special week for me. Thanksgiving week…I am Ful! My tummy…My heart…My Hope…Everything! F-U-L with a […]

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Are you a great ‘Listener’? Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Are you a great ‘Listener’? Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

By Spencer “The Catalyst” Rubin Yeah…Yeah…Yeah…you’ve read too many customer service articles on “Listen to your customers” “You’ve got 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason…LISTIN”…blah…blah…blah!!! LISTIN to me…I want to introduce you to one of the best listeners I’ve ever known. When he’s looking you in the eyes, he’s listening. When he is […]

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Is that a $28 Steak? BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Is that a $28 Steak? BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

Recently, a few couples went out for dinner to celebrate one of our 50th Birthdays. The place we chose was very nice. Rustic but elegant. The waitress was very good. A bit over the top, but very good nonetheless. No Complaints. 6 out of the 7 adults decided to go with the special…a NY Steak! […]

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Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive! You Have the Power, Pirate Power!

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive! You Have the Power, Pirate Power!

Who’s been to a Hillsboro Hops Baseball Game? I’m embarrassed to say…that until July 16th, I had not attended one. Thank you to my Brother…Dr. Shane Espinoza for inviting me and my son to the game. It was fun! The cozy layout of Ron Tonkin Field… The amazingly friendly and helpful (SMILING) staff… The great […]

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Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive!: Please CARE-TO-CARE!

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive!: Please CARE-TO-CARE!

Many folks think they care…but they really don’t. Or they just kind of care…OR, they care, but they just don’t go that extra mile to show it. On a recent Sunday, I was trimming what seemed like 8-Miles of 8 to 10 foot tall and 3 to 6 foot thick shrubs. My wife was out […]

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