Category Archives: Business

What is Wisdom

Wisdom is a word used to describe… what? Someone whose advice we will be more likely to adhere to? As in the idiom old and wise? Does old age automatically indicate wisdom? What is wisdom made of? Those questions and … Continue reading

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That Misguided Email

I could have blamed it on Outlook’s Auto-Complete; or could have faulted my fingers that hit the Send button all too quick; or maybe hold responsible a passing-by employee that distracted my attention. But the truth of the matter is that it was all my doing, or, more precisely, my undoing. Continue reading

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A Customer For Life

A half century ago, or so the story goes, a wealthy European fellow purchased a Rolls-Royce. Some time later, while traveling through the Swiss Alps, his car broke down. Luckily for him this happened by a small village; luckily because … Continue reading

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What a bargain

Soon I will be relocating a distance. Rather than schlepping all that I posses with me, I put on sale some items we no longer need, use or rather buy anew once we are situated at our new digs. Posting … Continue reading

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Now or never

Whenever there is anything I am considering — be it dropping all that I do right now, and taking a leave of absence from work, so I can go scuba-diving; or maybe finally buying that new professional full-frame camera that I … Continue reading

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How to start a fad diet business and also, maybe, make some money in the process

Start by conducting a little research; not too much, after all, you don’t want to work too hard. Pick an existing diet or two you favor – at the start you will need to follow the fruits of your creation … Continue reading

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A cup full of B.S.

Does any of these sounds familiar? You start your day, and not long after, you run into someone who gives you some B.S. excuse as to why a task wasn’t completed – because of this, that and the other thing. Okay, … Continue reading

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A time-warp called Facebook

Have you ever taken a quick break from work, just to “check what’s up on Facebook;” only to find yourself, a half an hour later, wondering where did time go? I finally discovered the answer! Merriam-Webster defines time-warp as: “a feeling, … Continue reading

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How to respond when being pushed

Practicing Push Hands with my practice buddies earlier today, I received an insightful suggestion: when I am being pushed and locked into a position where, seemingly, I have no other alternative but to use force to try and free myself … Continue reading

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Are people who love ice-cream more optimistic by nature?

I was made privy today to a piece of information: turns out that ice-cream parlors in the winter-cold North-East, make most of their revenues not during the scorching summer days, but actually during some of the early spring days; days … Continue reading

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