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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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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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Old Dog New Tricks

On my mind now 3 March 2016 | 0 Comments

I attended a talk yesterday where the topic of work culture was discussed briefly and that the developments in certain countries, Sweden in particular which have adopted the 6-work hours per day came to light.
This then flashed a memory in me, when I was running the operations of a company here previously where we did [...]

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Mirror, mirror on the wall!

Communication, On my mind now 16 February 2016 | 0 Comments

Neurosis is layers upon layers of unresolved issues, all summed up to lead to a neurotic state of being. Then it becomes lunacy.
I am looking at the landscape of our country where in every aspect of it, lunacy from neurosis has taken over.
Firstly is the poor command of the English language from the man in [...]

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Karma is a bitch!

Epiphanies, On my mind now 27 January 2016 | 0 Comments

What goes around comes around, and in full circle.
Depending on your belief, there are various definitions. An eye for an eye, or what goes around, comes around if you are a Christian. If a Muslim, then it is fair reward for your actions. In Buddhism and Hinduism, it’s called karma. In Scientology, a dose of [...]

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Garlic prawn aglio olio

Favourite recipes, On my mind now 20 January 2016 | 0 Comments

You like garlic prawn aglio olio pasta?
Me too, so I am sure you would have your own recipe from books or from the internet.
But here is mine, adapted to suit my taste. So far one friend has tasted it and liked it, so hopefully this works for you.
1. Fresh prawns – 300gms, peeled with [...]

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You need at least one enemy

On my mind now 18 January 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the things I dislike whenever doing a review is when someone asks me to fill out the SWOT analysis. (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats)
While it is excellent to have the intelligence in hand, it is not the easiest thing in the world to come up with. I mean, how would you know your strengths [...]

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The dreaded phone call

Epiphanies, On my mind now 23 September 2015 | 0 Comments

You would hear folks saying that the most dreaded phone call is the cold call to prospect for sales.
What’s your take on it? Agree? Disagree?
I would disagree that the most dreaded call is the cold call. Part of my existence in business is making calls and on the odd occasion, cold calls will be [...]

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Always hungry, yet too full!

Epiphanies, On my mind now 7 September 2015 | 0 Comments

So you have a client looking for your services. They have made this known to you. Then you make a call to them, go visit them, understand their needs and then submit a quote or proposal, correct? The usual sales cycle?
Or have things changed like this:
You need a product or service. You make this known [...]

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