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Inexperienced novice

Epiphanies, On my mind now

17 August 2017 | 0 Comments

With my aging progressing as expected, my eye sight is in need of attention. Multifocals which were fitted four years ago doesn’t seem to cut it anymore. So it’s time to go in.
While I have my optometrist who fitted my last pair, the fact that I relocated makes the visit daunting to say the least, [...]

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After hours email

Communication, On my mind now

4 May 2017 | 1 Comment

How do you deal with after hours email?
This is defined as emails you receive after your regular work hours. How do you deal with them? Do you reply to them?
In addition, do you also have your email available to you on your mobile device? And do you then, reply to emails you received, into your [...]

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Dead man tell no stories


5 April 2017 | 0 Comments

So you want to be a good story teller?
You would have heard by now that a good business person or a good presenter needs to be able to tell stories, to further elaborate a point or a teaching they are attempting. It is like relating the point you want to deliver using an anecdote [...]

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I am busy


9 March 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you ever called or messaged someone and were told that they are busy?
Actually, do you think they are? Or do you think one of the following applies better?
1. They do not wish to speak or engage with you
2. Your presence is not important to me or what you want to speak to me about [...]

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General, Money Matters

3 January 2017 | 1 Comment

A couple of people have asked me on tips on money management. So I am sharing with you. No shiny objects here, just plain planning and budgetting!
I am suggesting a 6 + 1 breakdown of all the monies you earn from any source of income you have. I use this method diligently and in most [...]

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Your passion is not my business!

Book Review, Business Process, On my mind now

13 September 2016 | 2 Comments

A few years ago, I engaged a business coach to help me conduct a class on Business Plan creation for my clients.
I had expected this person to have the skills already to conduct this session for my clients who paid good money to spend a Saturday morning with me, and this coach.
As the session [...]

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How come I am so poor?

Business Process, Epiphanies

6 May 2016 | 0 Comments

I am certain you have seen this somewhere:
This is going to be the easiest consulting case I will take, though I will charge very high and only give the solution on full payment, in cash, that is!
In analyzing a company operation, it was noted that they are selling on credit and it is causing [...]

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There’s more $$ there?

General, Networking Expert

3 May 2016 | 0 Comments

Once you have made an appointment or arrangement to meet or speak with someone, if you need to change the plan then when do you communicate this intention to the other party?
On a few occasions I have been stood up at the last moment before the other party who wanted to change the plan.
Whereas I [...]

Success and Failures – hand in hand?


28 April 2016 | 0 Comments

I am lately appreciating quotes from this very humble man, the Late A. P. J. Kalam, Former President of India

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What If?

Book Review

25 April 2016 | 0 Comments

What If by Randall Munroe
Interesting title for a book to say the least. But what got me to pick it up was the subtitle ‘Serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions’.
I had never known that people do really ask questions like:
1. How safe would I be if I swam in a pool with nuclear [...]

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