A few weeks ago, I had the rare opportunity to visit Disneyland with my siblings – just my siblings. I didn’t bring my spouse or children it was just me and my brothers and sisters visiting the happiest place on earth. For those who know me, you’re aware that I’m a self-proclaimed workaholic who only […]
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Change is inevitable and is something that all businesses will experience. Choosing whether this experience is a proactive or reactive change depends on how you approach the subject as a company. In my experience, companies that embrace change the best start with a clear set of Core Values. These companies also tend to be the […]
When you choose to make the jump from employee to owner – will you have what it takes? In Astronaut lingo, will you have the “right stuff”? And what is the “right stuff” anyways? How will you know if you do or don’t have it – and does it really matter as long as you […]
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”1 CEO’s are just as human as the people we employ. Even so, there are lessons we learn as an employee that should stick, but sometimes get lost along the path. Years ago, I managed a team of employees whose job it was to distribute […]
Anyone who works with the consumer whether it be retail, restaurants, or other services at some point will experience an upset customer. What might happen if you (or an employee) simply shrugged your shoulders and said, “oh well.”? While non-confrontation is almost always the right course to take, we all know that it’s not that […]
Welcome to the realization of the first of 5 business-related New Year’s Resolutions for 2018!
In order to accommodate continued growth in 2018, Pacific moved it’s office headquarters to 18001 E Euclid Ave, Ste C, Spokane Valley, WA 99216 in October 2017. An article written by Samantha Peone of the Spokane Journal of Business can be viewed here: https://www.spokanejournal.com/local-news/valley-printing-company-moves-into-larger-space/
Personal Disclaimer What follows is personal introspective insight. It may contain thoughts or ideas that you may or may not directly agree with. It may be controversial, but knowing myself it probably isn’t. As a friend taught me recently, whether you agree or disagree with these thoughts isn’t as important as how you […]
Every now and then a printer gets the chance to create something truly unique and original… It started out as a simple print request – a Groom’s mother reached out to us asking if we could help her produce some wedding invitation materials patterned after a Pinterest picture the Bride had found. Seemed simple enough. […]
Fulfillment Basics (Part 1) Pacific’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) fulfillment suggestions for the new business owner… Set up your inventory system Identify each of your products with a unique name and item# (SKU). When choosing a SKU number, the best practice is to keep it simple, but allow for growth. What I mean by that is don’t put a […]