• Inspiring Growth Blog

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

    February 20, 2019 · Inspiring Growth,Mark P Fisher
    by Mark P. Fisher | Chief Encourager | Inspiring Growth In the old days of marketing, companies, like hunters, had ALL the weapons to shape consumer opinion. Not anymore. Now, the deer have guns. Consumers can make or break your reputation and bottomline. Think about the last thing you bought...
    January 6, 2018 · Mark P Fisher,Inspiring Growth,Multnomah Falls OR
    It was a beautiful day without smoke, the crowds were a little thick but nothing took away from the natural beauty of the falls. Breathtaking. Refreshing. On our way down, my wife and I passed a woman in her late 20s with a dog. Just as we were passing her she stood up from a rock and declared...
    November 8, 2017 · Mark P Fisher,Inspiring Growth,Healthcare
    How we saved $24,600 in healthcare costs in 2017 - and how you can too in 2018 COMPARISON  If we had ‘insurance’ for our family of 4 under Care First (Affordable Health Care) - Premiums: $1500 mo / $18,000 - Deductible: $13,500 - Total out of pocket: $31,500 ALTERNATIVE Samaritan’s Ministry...
    August 17, 2017 · by Mark P Fisher,Inspiring Growth
    Grateful. Amazed. Overwhelmed. From the time my wife Lori and I first read the book Same Kind of Different as Me to this moment - it's been a crazy, eight year, roller-coaster of a journey. The story shifted things inside of me. Along the way there was... Uncertainty, chronic pain and fear. ...
    August 10, 2017 · by Mark P Fisher,CEO Inspiring Growth · 2
    1) Make eye contact and smile Most feel invisible. It might feel a bit weird or scary at first, but never in my countless experiences has someone attacked me or gotten angry for smiling. 2) Be hospitable: show empathy - say Hi Homelessness is extremely isolating. Just saying “hello” and smiling...
    March 19, 2017 · Inspiring Growth,Mark P Fisher
    One, then two, then three began to surround him. He was old, frail, a war veteran stumbling over his feet, based on his screams, probably breaking his hip on the way to renewing his license. Alone, yet not alone. Strangers quickly danced around this fallen African-American man in his 80s. One...
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