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careful what you wish for~

At my previous job, I remember jokingly wishing for conjunctivitis out of sheer stress, just so I could take a rest for a week or so. 93 more words

My Thoughts Exactly

Raising Others to Virtue, from Jeremiah at Orthodox Road

Jeremiah at Orthodox Road just wrote a post titled, Raising Others to Virtue, that is profound and excellent and powerful and so very much needed in our world today. 379 more words

Living This Christian Life

Marketing Math

Everybody loves math! I know, people always tell me so! Hmm, now that I think about it, perhaps they were being sarcastic. What do you think? 477 more words

Do you know what you don’t know?

I met with a plant manager a while ago about training his line managers to become proficient at Excel. You know, that fun number crunching spreadsheet program that people love to hate? 360 more words


I see patterns of failure in businesses. Over the life cycle of a business, the first reason for failure is lack of sales. The sales may not be there for a multitude of reasons, but at the end of the day, the sales are not there.   252 more words

Business Killers

There are things that kill your business; beasts that you don’t see, let alone know how to defeat. For some, its marketing – you are unable to build sales fast enough to support overhead. 113 more words

The Game is Afoot

For twelve years the house has been the battle ground for a war no one saw coming and no one wanted.

Good versus evil, dark versus light, brother pitted against brother. 394 more words