Have you ever been in the Arena?

If you know of Brene’ Brown, you know what the title is referring to. If you haven’t heard of her, check out her Ted Talk that affected so many people and brought the topic of shame and vulnerability to the forefront.  Along with her 20 years of experience, she is insightful, real and you feel…

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A Business Owner’s Greatest Asset

One thing I was taught when we launched Pacific Perks Coffee, LLC, was that our employees are our biggest asset and therefore, take care of them.  As a business owner starting out, taking care of your employees monetarily can seem a little scary because you want to keep the lights on, right? But making the…

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Season of Gratitude

  It is a beautiful Fall Sunday and I am enjoying the couch, the blanket on my legs and my puppy that lies in the crease of my legs.  I took a minute to pick up the latest issue of “O” magazine (November 2018 Volume 19, Number 11). It is always such a treat to…

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They say if you’re not growing, you’re dying…

Adding a new offering to your list of services can capture new clients and increase your business.  But when is a good time to add a new service? As a business owner myself, I can feel when the market/client is asking for it or my heart is wanting a new challenge.  At Pacific Perks Coffee,…

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Small Business: I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know

You start in business because you have a passion for something, whether it is beautiful landscaping, making pies, coffee or whatever it may be.  That entrepreneur is moved to go into business because of their passion.  But what happens when you get into the business and you realize there is so much “stuff” to do…

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Caregiving

National Nursing Home Week is coming up May 8-14 and I wanted to speak a little bit about caregiving, as it is close to my heart. My husband was diagnosed with MS at the age of 28. We had just been married for 2 years. Thus began my journey as a caregiver … and a…

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New Business in Town!

Albany, OR, February 3, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Albany, OR – It’s such a unique business model that the health department wasn’t even sure how to classify it! Pacific Perks is a flat-fee mobile cafe that has been around since 2007 in SW Washington and the Portland Metro and just recently has expanded to serve the…

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2015 Best of Vancouver Award

VANCOUVER November 4, 2015 — Pacific Perks Coffee has been selected for the 2015 Best of Vancouver Award in the Caterers category by the Vancouver Award Program. Each year, the Vancouver Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that…

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