Letting Go to Grow

I’m sitting in my little office in the back of my shop, listening to Aleah and Clark have conversations with our clients. I can trust what they’re saying. I can hear their smiles. And I smile. Over the past year, these two Uncle Marty’s team members have gotten to...

It’s a Small, Small World

by Marty Johnson I just got back from a vacation—the first real vacation I’ve had in over eight years. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve traveled plenty, but it seems it’s always been for a conference, summit, gig, meeting, funeral, or some other event that I needed to be at....

Time for Change

Time for Change By Marty Johnson “The only thing that is constant is change.” – Heraclitus Things are not the same today as they were yesterday, very different than they were a few years ago, and entirely different than they were decades ago. Our world, communities,...

Be a Neighborhood Store

There’s this guy that works in the brand new building across the street. He looks official, and my suspicion is that he’s not an office worker there, but rather a foreman or contractor–the lead on one of the few remaining small teams putting...

We're Going Overboard in Niagara Falls

What to expect at AMBC’s epic event, October 27-29 You’ve heard buzz about it for months now. You’ve read e-blasts, seen the schedule, and started to make plans. Many of you have already booked your tickets and made your reservations. You’re excited. And so are we!...