Posts Tagged ‘Number’

Lessons Learned – #1

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

For the past 10 days I’ve shared the top things I learned during 2011… from our December e-newsletter. Number one focuses on an organization that’s doing good things. (Remember, there are still a few hours remaining to make a donation and get that year-end tax deduction!): Helping Others – Finally, if you’re looking to support […]

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Unpleasant Experience

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Customer service is one of the ‘givens’ companies have to deliver well… especially when folks come to them with problems. Disney uses the word ‘recovery.’ I prefer, ‘We pay you money, so fix it.’ A problem is the reason I called the phone company this morning, needing to find out how to change the fact […]

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Thinking Young

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

So I guess this is the way it’s going to be from here on out. Having turned 50 in June, I have received at least three direct mail offers in the last few months from AARP about joining their organization. Really? I have 10 more consecutive years of kids’ college tuition to pay – having […]

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Money Isn’t the Answer

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Continuing counting down the Top 10 things I learned in 2009: #3 Hold That Tiger – Dan Jenkins, the legendary former SI writer and author of many humorous sports novels, once described the “10 Stages of Drunkenness.” Number one is ‘Witty and Charming.’ Four is ‘Clairvoyant.’ Six is ‘Patriotic.’ Nine and Ten: ‘Invisible’ and ‘Bulletproof.’ […]

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