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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Next Play

The concept of “next play” is borrowed from Coach K (Mike Krzyzewski) of the Duke Blue Devils. Whenever a play is over, good or bad, the coach shouts out “next play”! The idea is the game (and life) have moved on. Take too long to celebrate that great three pointer in your mind and the […]

5 Rules for Happiness

#1  Live in the Moment (in truth it is the only moment you have). #2  It is Better to be Loving Than to be Right (primarily applicable to personal relationships; the only proper answer to “Who’s winning in your marriage?”  is “We both are.” #3  Be a constant spectator to you own thoughts (the more […]

Think Cost CONTROL Not Cost Cutting: Effective Cost Management Does NOT Always Mean Finding the Least Expensive

Anyone can cut expenses stupidly, in a way that hurts more in the short run than it helps in the long run. It takes someone who truly understands the situation, who can see and understand the relative impacts on all stakeholders to cut expenses effectively. Putting off a needed repair rarely truly saves money and […]

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