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Go Green & Red this Holiday Season

By |2017-05-09T22:11:34-04:00November 28th, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tis’ the season for giving gifts, spreading joy & living in excess!  Ikea Holiday Decor Here are 10 tips on how to become a lean, green holiday machine. We all love getting holiday cards in the mail, but this year save a tree and some money by sending out e-cards to your loved ones. [...]

Conservation is a must for Prosperity

By |2017-05-09T22:11:30-04:00October 18th, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Here is an English lesson for today . . . Conservation by definition is “Preservation or restoration from loss, damage or neglect”; Prosperity is “The condition of . . . having success, flourishing, being well-off”.  That being said, one can see that in order to realize prosperity, conservation is needed.  Whether you are choosing to conserve [...]

Endings are just Beginnings Again.

By |2017-05-09T22:11:16-04:00June 21st, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As many of you know we are in the home stretch of our construction project at 601 Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue, Kentucky. Our relocation/construction project has taken three years to complete and we cannot wait to move into a space that champions the brand and vision of Mackey Advisors as much as we do. The road [...]

What does Sitting by the Creek have to do with Your Business?

By |2017-05-09T22:10:58-04:00November 17th, 2011|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever been on vacation when a terrific new idea for your business just popped into your mind? Do you have your best ideas first thing in the morning, in the shower? Do you get solutions to your most challenging dilemmas when you least expect them? The truth is that our brain works best at [...]

Living Walls: The Urban Garden Answer

By |2017-05-09T22:10:57-04:00October 20th, 2011|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

As most of you know, we are in the process of trying to renovate a historic building on Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue, KY. Recently a $35,000 urban revitalization grant came up for grabs. We felt that our project met the qualifications, and submitted an application. We ultimately did not get the grant, but I learned some [...]

Creative Ways to Cut Costs in Your Business

By |2011-07-21T19:15:48-04:00July 21st, 2011|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Go paperlessChoosing email over mail, and electronic file storage over printing, can save you money on paper, ink, postage and more.  There are free online project management tools that can help you organize your documents and share them with your team members, making your business more efficient.  Pay bills on the due dateWhen you pay late [...]

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It Takes All Kinds

By |2011-06-16T01:07:13-04:00June 16th, 2011|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

With so much content coming at us on a daily basis from TV, Magazines, Radio, Websites & Blogs it’s hard to know where to turn for valuable, honest & entertaining information.  I have scoured (googled) the internet for the best (first page results) green blogs out there and this is what I found…. Coming in at [...]

How do you find the time?

By |2011-05-12T05:13:35-04:00May 12th, 2011|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When I tell people of my interest and involvement in local food, cooking, herbs and gardening, their response is almost always the same: ”How do you find the time?” Since I have the same 24 hours a day that we all receive, I really have no idea. The truth is I focus on what is important [...]

Go Green:

By |2011-03-17T05:23:10-04:00March 17th, 2011|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

This month’s Go Green is dedicated to the green business!  Traditionally good for mankind initiatives have not taken off until they become monetarily advantageous for businesses.  Well, guess what!? It’s happening. Almost every business touts their green prowess now whether it be turning the lights off when they leave the office or building a LEED certified [...]

The World Belongs to the Young

By |2011-03-17T05:18:59-04:00March 17th, 2011|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In their February 7th issue, Bloomberg Businessweek ran an extensive article on youth unemployment, detailing its impact and problems and how it is driving political change throughout the world. As I read the article, what occurred to me is that the paradigm created by our modern world is one that takes from the young and [...]