Category Archives: Coffee & Cards Conversations

Kimberly DeVos Explains What You Need to Know Before Signing a Commercial Lease | Coffee & Cards Conversation #34

Kimberly Devos, Commercial Real Estate Broker with Cypressbrook Company in The Woodlands, Texas, explains what every new business owner needs to know before signing their first commercial lease.     Location, Location, Location In his book, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki asserts the importance of location but recounting his poor Dad’s foray into entrepreuneurism.  Poor Dad opened an ice cream parlor in Hawaii.  Seems like a good idea, but he set up shop away from the tourist areas and […]

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3 Mistakes People Make When Following Up with Pamela McCown, DTM | Coffee & Cards Conversation #33

“What gets scheduled gets done.” – Pamela McCown Pamela McCown is a Distinguished Toastmaster and Past International Director for Toastmasters International.  She is the first person who comes to mind when I think about organization and follow up.   In this Coffee & Cards Conversation, she share the top 3 mistakes people make when following up and how to fix them.     Kiss the Alarm Clock I explain the elements of a great birthday card.  You know, you can send […]

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Look 5 Years Younger and Get More Done V031

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson This week’s “Coffee & Cards Conversation with Gratitude Geek” features 5 savvy business women from The Woodlands and Conroe, Texas. We chat about setting SMARTer goals in health and business, plus one simple thing you can do that will make you instantly look 5 years younger. It’s all good stuff, so watch.   “Be who you are […]

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V024 Tanya Lavoie Grows Real Estate Business with Greeting Cards

In this Coffee and Cards Conversation with Tanya Lavoie of Gary Green Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate we share tips on how you can grow your real estate business with greeting cards.   Transcript Kandas:  Kandas Rodarte of GratitudeGeek.info sitting here with Tanya Lavoie of Gary Green Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. And we’re going to talk a little bit today about how greeting cards can help you grow real estate business. But before I do that, I […]

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V023 Joy Brasington Builds Rapport with Greeting Cards and Gifts

“I’m kind of a connector type person. I love to help people connect with others… and this is a perfect tool for that.” – Joy Brasington, JoytoSend.com We’ve all heard  the “know, like and trust” factor (a.k.a rapport)  is the key to growing your business.   Joy Brasington shares some great tips for building rapport with clients using greeting cards and gifts.   Transcript (verbatim) Kandas:   Let’s talk about how a greeting card system can help business owners. Joy: […]

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V022 Outside the Box Fundraising Ideas for Non-Profits

“What we should be doing in the second half of our life is to be serving the Lord and serving and helping people, taking the talents that we learned in the first half of our lives with our jobs, and using those same talents by serving others. ” – Judy Paine-Marshall Judy Paine-Marshall is the Director of the Hollis D. Marshall Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Judy shares her outside-the-box fundraising ideas in her Coffee and Cards Conversation.     Transcript (verbatim): Kandas: Kandas […]

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V021 Guerrilla Marketing Tips from an Independent Coffee Shop Owner

“If you can’t promote yourself, who can you promote?” – Kandas Nesbitt-Rodarte Leo Harris, owner of Conroe Coffee in historic downtown Conroe, Texas offers two important marketing tips that apply to any business:     Transcript (verbatim): Kandas:  Hey, Kandas Rodarte here at Conroe Coffee in beautiful, historic downtown Conroe. 206 North Main, down the street a little bit and to the right, no, to the left of the Creighton Theatre just in case you need to find it. And […]

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V020 Cash for Gold with Cessna Foster

Interview with Cessna Foster, Certified Precious Metals Buyer with Legaci     In her Coffee and Cards Conversation with Kandas Nesbitt-Rodarte, Cessna Foster answers the following questions and more: How she got started as a gold buyer. How a gold buying party works. What other services she offers. How she uses greeting cards with her clients. Connect with Cessna Foster: Website:  http://legaci.com Facebook:  http://facebook.com/GoodAsGoldLLC Pinterest:  http://www.pinterest.com/my2loves9812/ LinkedIn:  http://www.linkedin.com/pub/cessna-foster/64/8/331      

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V018 Heather Tidwell of Epiphany Spa in Historic Downtown Conroe

“Many of my clients come to me because they are dealing with pain or stress in their life.” – Heather Tidwell Heather Tidwell, Licensed Massage Therapist and owner of Epiphany Spa at 213 N Thompson in historic Downtown Conroe, sits down with me for a Coffee & Cards Conversation about how her massage services are different and unique.  She is a woman with gratitude in her heart and expresses her appreciation openly.    You know what I say about gratitude, […]

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Just Say No To Spandex: How to Survive Winter in Southeast Texas | Video 17

Winters are harsh in Southeast Texas. The temperatures can get below freezing, at least once. The humidity dries up and our poor skin starts to dehydrate.  It’s too hot in the summer to go outside, but too cold in the winter to go out, too.  It rains during the winter, so our dogs refuse to go out to relieve themselves.  It is so hard to appreciate winter in Southeast Texas! But wait! Watch this video! Jenny Siemonsma shares the secret […]

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