This blog post was written by Joy Chu, a previous CCA intern. She talks about her experience at CCA and what she learned throughout her internship.
“Just Google It” has become the “cure all” answer for the modern American. In any industry molded mostly to consumer wants and needs a great place to start when looking to better a product or service is by getting as close to the bone as possible. Google Trends reveals some interesting data on the questions and comments American consumers have on buying and consuming wine today.
Most of the wine sold in the U.S. is done so in 750ml bottles with a cork enclosure. I would give an exact percentage, but once again Finn the black lab, my fact checker, is taking a nap (Finn is awake about 2 hours a day). Just take my word for it based on traveling around the country and spending an inordinate amount of time in retail stores selling wine.
People who start companies are not “normal.” They start companies for a variety of reasons. Some are successful at it, and some are not.
There is a segment of these people that I refer to as “miners.” It’s a term I made up years ago to try to explain the behavior I have witnessed and/or read about by people who start and (to the benefit and detriment of the company) stay involved in running the operations and interacting with the employees of the company.