NOTE: Who sez marketing ain’t sexy…;)

Astronomy and Law

I can’t believe that another year has passed.  I also can’t believe that I haven’t told you about a group that I organized one year ago.  Tuesday’s Tips is a group of individuals that meet once a month to learn and implement marketing to increase their business.

Marketing isn’t a sexy as networking because it requires that you come up with a plan.  Networking is an important part of marketing, but isn’t the end of the story.  I like networking.  You get to meet new people and tell your old stories without boring anyone!  It’s like going to a friends party with people you don’t know.  Just kidding, the point of networking is to meet new people and make connections that can benefit both parties.  It takes a lot of work and time.

We meet in my firm’s conference room the first Tuesday of every month.

The purpose of the…

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NOTE: The only authentic prayer is “Thank You”!

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It’s Thanksgiving again and many will fleetingly acknowledge a few (or many) things they are grateful for today. Maybe you’ll go around the dinner table asking friends and family to share a few words. That reminds me of the year we did that. The kids were little and we had gathered pinecones from Plymouth and I thought it’d make a meaningful ritual to pass a pinecone and mention something we were grateful for. It was a disaster. Everyone was caught off guard and a few adults even seemed offended. How dare I require something of them when the whole idea of Thanksgiving was to stuff yourself to bursting? The pinecones sit at the bottom of a box of fall decorations never to see the light of day again. I learned.

I’ve always been a cup half-empty person. My focus was on a compulsive need to fill up the cup so…

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NOTE: Namaste!

It Started with a Quote

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By choosing integrity, I become more whole, but wholeness does not mean perfection. It means becoming more real by acknowledging the whole of who I am.      Parker J. Palmer

My shadow and my light.  My comings and my goings.  My doubts and my beliefs.  My successes and my failures.  My desires and my limits.  My holding on and my letting go.  My giving and my receiving.  My exuberance and my depletion.  My questions and my answers.  My walk and my talk.

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