Survey Says: Satisfied Customers!

Wow! A big “Thank you!” to all who participated in our recent customer survey. We had a terrific response both in terms of number and the high marks we received! A whopping 91% of our customers said they were either “extremely likely” or “very likely” to recommend ChopSaver to others. Another 75% said our product […]

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What? Me Crazy? Musings on Berlioz and Bill Gates

While sitting in an orchestra rehearsal, I am struck by what a strange and remarkable ride I am on. Scary at times, exhilarating at others and certainly never boring. Like any good thrill ride, you think you want it to end, but you usually get right back on when it stops. Entrepreneurship stretches you in […]

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Is This Thing On?

One of my favorite sayings is “Lift as you climb.” It means you don’t have to be at the top of the mountain before you can help people. Ever since the ChopSaver journey began, one of our big goals has been to create a household brand name. Obviously, that kind of success brings monetary rewards, […]

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Showing Off to the World – Trade Show Philosophy

I have touched on the trade show experience in other posts but having just shown ChopSaver lip balm for the third time at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, trade shows are once again on my mind. ChopSaver was warmly received by hundreds of dermatologists from around the world; doctors who are pleased to […]

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Choppy Speaks! He’s big! He’s Green! It’s Choppy the ChopSaver!

Yes, we know mascots aren’t supposed to talk, but Choppy agreed to a sit down with the editors of the The Green and Gold (the world famous ChopSaver e-newsletter) in a “no holds barred” exclusive interview. Choppy held court for nearly an hour and regaled us with stories of how he came into the world, […]

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A Super Balm at the Super Bowl!

Thanks to all the ChopSaver fans we met during Super Bowl Week. Indianapolis transformed itself into a combination football/entertainment/music hotbed, a 10-day party like we’ve never seen around here! ChopSaver was on full display in the heart of it all at Circle Centre Mall in downtown Indianapolis where we sampled nearly 5,000 lips and sold […]

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A Life-Long Problem

We love hearing from satisfied customers! For many people, ChopSaver has actually changed their lives in dramatic ways. Here are two women’s stories. We met both of them at our downtown display during Super Bowl week. The first letter is from Rolinda. After trying the product, she took the time to write to us and […]

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ChopSaver – A Kitchen Concoction?

Yes, it’s true. The formula for ChopSaver all-natural lip balm was created in my kitchen and here are the pictures to prove it! Working with just an idea in my head and ingredients like shea butter, avocado oil, aloe vera and herbs including arnica, calendula, and white willow, it was a classic case of trial […]

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What Was I Thinking?

This is from a journal that I was keeping several years ago. It is a rare glimpse into the mind of a man possessed (and this post can be viewed in the YouTube video below). May 16th, 2004 – Talked to my old student Wes about lots of things. He mentioned an herb called Arnica. […]

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Medically Approved! From Concert Halls to Doctor’s Offices

Happy is the inventor who creates something for one market and then his/her product is adopted by another. Think Crocs®. Crocs were created as a spa shoe and later adopted by boaters. Now Crocs and their many imitators are worn by everybody. ChopSaver was originally created for musicians who use their lips to play an […]

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