Archive for January 2016

“Soft” Data Is A BS Term

Soft data…..the first time I heard that term I thought, what are they talking about – how can data be ‘soft’? Or hard for that matter. These are the basic common definitions. For some. And I think they’re a whole lot of BS. In fact, I know they are. Here’s why. There ain’t no such…

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Where The Heck Have All The “Thank You’s” Gone??

Typical transaction, happened to me yet *again* today: I buy something in a store, I get to the end of the monetary transaction, I’m told to “have a great day!” Where the hell is the “Thank You”? “Thank” immediately followed by “you” are far and away the two most important words you can say to…

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The Challenge of a Personal Trainer

It recently hit me between the eyes. Well, perhaps between the two lobes is more like it. Wow!! I finally understand what it’s like to be a personal trainer with a client who says they want to improve yet they don’t put the action where their mouth and dollars are. I can help people who…

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Eight Categories Of Work

My smart friend Karen tells me she has 8 categories of work: Writing Teaching Self Family Video Projects Recipe testing for clients Private classes Karen and I got to know each other when I lived in Iowa (she still does) and we have stayed in touch since my move a few years back. I’ve had…

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