THREE SURE-FIRE TIPS FOR 2013 BUSINESS SUCCESS

No matter how it we frame it the national economy and that of each state is stagnant.  Accept that business success is in your hands and do what you have to do. bad ideas - cat cactus

Tip Number 1

See your business for what it is, identify flaws, and take appropriate action.

Engage your board of directors.  Without a BOD in place set up an advisory board of perceptive business people and treat them like a BOD.  Be candid and listen to what they say.  Do not Read the rest of this entry

SPACE, BUSINESS, EDUCATION, AND CHILDHOOD DREAMS

Neil Armstrong This morning I read a list of influential and prominent people who died the past year.  Many I do not recall such as the former king of Cambodia.  Others with familiar names do not matter to me.  These are people either famous for being famous or merely unworthy of recognition.

So, who on that list does cause me to pause and remember?  At the top of my list is Neil Armstrong.  Many summer days found a much, much younger me on my back in a local park smelling the grass and gazing at the sky waiting for sight of anything flying higher than local birds.  Back then, summer clouds were magical, big, puffy, and floating by so slowly.

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Success Is Often a Matter of Perspective

A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in change our perspective
front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large,
empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then a
asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the
jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open areas between
the golf balls. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.

The professor next picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course,
the sand filled up everything else. He asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded with a unanimous ‘yes.’

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