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how to know your cat trusts you

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

They say there’s two types of people: Dog People Cat People In my opinion, dealing with dogs is MUCH easier. Maybe it’s because we’ve been around dogs longer. Some think we were playing some early form of fetch with Rover up to 36,000 years ago, while the human-cat relationship only goes back maybe 10,000 years or so. One thing that’s almost NEVER in doubt with your dog is that [...]

Managing Mid-to-Late Career Risks

By |January 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

This little note’s for those of us in what could be considered in the 3rd or 4th quarters of our careers. You’ve paid your dues. You’ve worked hard, grown your skillset, and have risen the corporate ladder. Now, according to Jeff Pundyk of Marketwatch, get ready to be shown the door. Sound grim?  It may well be. He references a study done by ProPublica and the Urban Institute that states [...]

Had to…

By |January 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I interrupt this email for a special announcement… Baby Yoda Holy cow, that cute little green alien fuzzball has rocked the internet like a billion star cruisers on overdrive. Disney’s “The Mandalorian” has created legendary buzz, not only with its spaghetti western vibe and namesake star, but with the offbeat tagalong that accompanies the bounty hunter on every adventure. It seems Mouse Inc. did an amazing job at keeping [...]

Pricey bytes

By |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s an ongoing debate… Mac vs. PC Microsoft even revived the conflict recently with a commercial where someone named “Mac Book” claimed that a Microsoft Surface was the better computer. I won’t get into the pluses and minuses of either platform, what interested me was the recent announcement by Apple of their most expensive Personal Computer EVER. Before I reveal that number, let’s go through a bit of history: [...]

Distractions

By |January 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Warning: THIS email is a distraction. But I promise… A good one. Every day at home, at work, on the road we’re CONSTANTLY bombarded with hundreds if not thousands of cries for attention. Most – in the grand scheme of things – matter little. Some, however, matter a LOT. How do you manage all of them in a way that keeps you informed, but gives you the space to [...]

“Oh Yeah?!”

By |January 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I don’t know if you’re old enough to recall the Smothers Brothers TV show from way back when. Every week Tommy and Dick would sing songs, tell jokes, and inevitably – at some point – argue over something. Tommy would go off on some weird tangent on a topic and Dick would calmly, yet firmly correct his lame-brained assertion… to which, Tommy would respond: “Oh Yeah?!” Even if you [...]

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