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Creating Change in Haiti

Posted on  Thursday, August 22, 2013

On January 12, 2010, a massive earthquake struck the already fragile and impoverished island of Haiti, which also happens to be my homeland. I live in South Florida now, and like many people in the United States, I watched the destruction with deep sadness in my heart. But it wasn’t until fate ...

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Summer Job THRIVE Guide

Posted on  Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Initially, I was asked to write a summer job survival guide to share with DECA members as they embarked on another summer of employment. I began writing this article while attending the 2013 DECA International Career Development Conference. The theme for the event was “THRIVE” and it suddenly ...

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Fun with Cooking - Olive Oil, etc.

Posted on  Wednesday, June 19, 2013

I have always enjoyed food, but I haven't always liked cooking. You can ask my friends, I used to be the queen of frozen dinners. For the past twenty years I have worked for Cutco Cutlery, so I have always had the right tools and knew how to use them. However, I never really understood the ...

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If You're Into Sales, You HAVE to See How This Inspiring Guy Sold Knives. Yup, Knives. - with Hal Elrod

Posted on  Friday, May 24, 2013

After interviewing so many successful entrepreneurs, I happened to notice that a few of them have said that because they sold Cutco knives early in their careers, they became good sales people. So I filed it away and said, “I wonder what it is about Cutco. What are they teaching their people? ...

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Direct-selling cutlery firm Cutco adds retail stores to market mix

Posted on  Friday, April 12, 2013

Chances are, most Metro Detroit households have a Cutco knife in their kitchen. And if it's sitting unused, Ken Coker wants to know why. As general manager of the new Cutco Cutlery store in Novi, one of Coker's responsibilities is to help longtime Cutco owners with its "Forever Guarantee," ...

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Our Future Looks Bright

Posted on  Monday, April 8, 2013

You so often hear criticism today about our youth and many describe them using adjectives like entitled, lazy or overinflated. However, in my role as campus recruiting manager for Vector Marketing Canada, I see first-hand on a daily basis students who are ambitious, hard-working, passionate and ...

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Cutco knife store opening in Edina

Posted on  Friday, April 5, 2013

College flashback time: Cutco knives? At least one guy in your dorm sold them. If you've got a reunion coming up, consider bringing him a set, courtesy of the company's new retail push, which is coming to Edina this spring. Edina Patch has a report on the new store, which is opening next month ...

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Cutco Cutlery Opening Edina Store Early Next Month

Posted on  Thursday, April 4, 2013

A new cutlery store is headed to Edina's Rue de France shopping center, as Cutco Cutlery has announced plans to open its sixth U.S. store there early next month. The 64-year-old New York-based company traditionally has sold its products exclusively through in-home personal demonstrations by ...

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Cutlery Manufacturer Opens Novi Store

Posted on  Thursday, March 14, 2013

Ken Coker, also a veteran company sales representative and manager, will manage the retail store. Before taking this position, Coker managed the Lansing store location. CUTCO’s kitchen cutlery sets, kitchen knives, flatware, accessories, cookware and kitchen cutlery gift sets will be available ...

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