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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Selling Sizzling Steak: Performance and Promotion

Doing the job right is the “steak.” Looking good while you do it is the “sizzle.” There was a time in my life when I was focused almost exclusively on the basics of delivering my product (clean, well maintained apartments, four tight walls, and a solid roof) to my Customers. I did no marketing and […]

Lying About Your Vegetables…

Most of us like to think we are good decision makers, that we have a firm grasp on reality, that we “know the facts.” Yet do we? The truth is that most of us (I’m sure you, dear reader, are the exception) are poor observers of the human condition in general and of ourselves in […]

Take a Deep Breath. Stretch.

Breathing is one of the most under-noticed, under-rated body functions. Yet there is a lot of power in controlling your breathing. “Take a deep breath.” “Breathe deeply.” We all know these phrases because at some point in our lives, generally a time of stress or recovery, someone has said them to us. Gather your strength. […]

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