Smooth Shave

March 15th, 2018

For Christmas, our son received a single-blade razor subscription from his longtime girlfriend’s father. When he told me how much he liked it, I had a chuckle‚Ķ reflecting back on watching my oldest brother – who was born in 1946 – shave some 50 years ago with a similar version Gillette abandoned for ever…

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The Voices

March 1st, 2018

A good friend of mine just finished writing his first book. Actually, he wrote most of it 20+ years ago for his doctoral dissertation; however, it took him until now to turn his ideas into 200 pages of bound print. Anthony Rogers, PhD – working with Holly Davis – designed a model for skilled…

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Terrific Attitudes

February 20th, 2018

Part III of III – It took me about 15 seconds of pondering to ask: “Would it be possible to refund the Office 365 charges, and I’ll buy it directly from Microsoft? That way we’ll figure out how to make it work without involving Go Daddy.” He said, yes, and the credit was immediately…

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Time Wasters

February 13th, 2018

Part II of III – I called Go Daddy – waiting on hold for less than a minute. After asking a few questions and looking at our account, the customer service rep suggested upgrading our outdated POP email server to an Exchange one. He diligently walked me through setting everything up on our iMac,…

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Techno Challenges

February 6th, 2018

Part I of III – When Kathy and I created our 2018 business plan a few months ago, we listed five key initiatives. One of them a much-needed enhancement of technology. Having an eight-year-old iMac with an operating system at least four generations behind, it was clear we needed to upgrade. Since I know…

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