Archive for January, 2008

Who Says I’m Not Young?

I head up the marketing for a non-profit that provides services to seniors. Today, I gave a presentation to a volunteer organization. A good number of audience members were over 60. After the presentation, an 81-year-old man approached me. His wife had recently had bypass surgery and because of this, he had just postponed his […]

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This may be the shortest book review you’ve ever read. It probably won’t be any longer than a book report done by a lazy 11-year-old who read the first and last pages of Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Jumping Frogs the night before the report was to be handed in. Reading Thirteen Moons […]

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Branding in Paradise

On our recent trip to Hawaii, we visited Maui and climbed aboard a catamaran from the Trilogy company. The company has a fleet of six catamarans on Maui and offers snorkeling, diving, and other trips. The captain and crew introduced themselves to us and they seemed congenial enough. As someone who has spent a fair […]

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Going Where You Never Thought You Would

There are unique experiences in life. Some of the best are those that we never thought we would, in fact, experience. Perhaps we lost 20 pounds, landed a job that pays more than we ever imagined we would make, published a book, or earned an MBA. Such experiences are rare–it’s that rarity that helps make […]

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Man Lists

December and January are the months of lists. Resolutions, best of, worst, of, you know the deal. One podcast I listen to frequently is “The Mind of Men.” On a recent episode, Mike and Jim discussed a list that the magazine Popular Mechanics published. It was “25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY […]

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When to Hand Off

There was a time when, if I didn’t know something that I wanted to know about computers and the web, I’d learn it. This attitude served me well as I’ve had no formal education in computers or web design. Now, however, it seems I’m not as patient and I have less time to figure out […]

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