How will you be remembered?

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how will you be remembered

I spent Christmas with family. It was a special time; we looked at old family photos and talked about grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts and uncles. I was surprised at how little I knew about some of my ancestors. Dad is 92 and was able to share names and stories about many of the “old-timers” in the pictures.

Smart, hungry, determined

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Smart, hungry, determined

There’s a war against raccoons by our neighbors to the north.  They are such a pest in Toronto, the city has been dubbed “the raccoon capital of the world.” While reading the article and watching the videos, it occurred to me that raccoons and entrepreneurs have traits in common.

The Easy Way Out

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the easy way out

There are 32 days before 2019.  Then what? If you like the way things are, status quo with no changes – then 2019 will roll in and you’ll deal with it as you always have, one day at a time.  Things can be taken for granted in your world.  You memorized and understood yesterday’s system, you’ll do fine in tomorrows.

October Question of the Month: Describe the hiring process in your company?

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Here are a few excellent peer responses throughout the month of October to the question: “Describe the hiring process in your company?” “We used to have a 2-step interview process; if we liked the candidate on the first interview, we’d bring them back for a second.  That’s out the window now. Today, applicants seem to have two other offers on

The best laid plans…

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I like to plan and organize.  I admit, in December I look forward to January’s clean slate and unlimited possibilities. I laid out my 2018 plan, set a couple audacious goals and started January with a bang.