Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review – I Get By With a Little Post for My Friends


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Mind Mapping – How To Plan and Shop at The Same Time!


The first step for me is always just mind mapping my thoughts. I try to combine reflection, direction, and brevity. I reflect on this year, think about my direction for next year, and try to put my thoughts down in as few words as possible. Here’s this morning’s start: Continue reading

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The Pause That Refreshes


How does a top 10 all-time ad slogan from 1929 fit with Marshall Goldsmith’s What Got You Here Won’t Get You There? Both suggest the key to continuing on for people on the go (or grow) is to slow down and pause. Coke wants us to pause and drink; Goldsmith suggests we pause and think! Continue reading

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THE NUMBER ONE, SECRETLY ENCODED, AND GUARANTEED RETURN INVESTMENT TIP FOR 2014!


Sorry about the title. I grow weary from all the similar emails I get and ads I hear that sound about as absurd. I do have a great guaranteed return tip that is based on 50 years of observation and a couple of years of actual application. Continue reading

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Is The Third Time, Really a Charm?


One of my favorite statements has begun to bother me: “The third time is a charm.”… Continue reading

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The E Commerce That Hurts Us All


Electronic Commerce is great. I love it, use it, and believe in its benefits for me..Yet another E Commerce is the greatest drag on our economy and our society. And it’s growing so fast; I am concerned for my future. What is it? Continue reading

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