Boy, if I didn’t have to deal with people, my job would be a whole lot easier! How many times have you secretly thought that? …or, not so secretly? Wish it all you want, but we live in reality. People issues are part of your daily life as a manager. Getting the “right people on… Continue reading Right Person. Right Seat.
Does training your employees suck the life out of you? Probably. Like a lot of companies, we fell prey to the “fire hose method” time and time again. We wondered why our employees weren’t retaining information and dreaded each new cycle of training. Technology saves the day! These days, everyone has a high-quality video camera… Continue reading YouTubeIt
A Brief History: 1989 to 2016 Creative Cakes has been making wedding cakes since 1989. During that time, we have seen all kinds of trends in the wedding cake world. C’mon Sherman. Let’s go into the Wayback machine, shall we? The eighties and nineties meant lots of fresh flowers, bridges, fountains, and plastic wedding party… Continue reading Wedding Cake Trends
At my bakery, Creative Cakes, we are constantly asking ourselves, “What trends are we seeing in wedding cakes?”. This question has been especially challenging to answer in the past couple of years. Weddings have changed completely. No longer are we being asked about providing a traditional four-tiered wedding cake – we’re being asked about doughnuts,… Continue reading Selling and Marketing Dessert Bars