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How to Travel for Speed Not Weight

How to Travel for Speed Not Weight

I just started traveling as part of my new business Dealer Simplified, and realized right away that I needed to learn fast how to travel light. Here are some tips from the web that I found today. Stop using that crappy old suitcase. If you’re still using a suitcase your mother loaned you, it may […]

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Smile and Say Thank You

“THANK YOU”, the Most Important Words in Human Language?

“Thank you for reading this article, it means a lot to me.” “Thank you for visiting SavvyBrain.com, I hope you find it useful and informative.” See what I mean, it just feels good to be thanked. No matter where you are a sincere thank you means a lot to your friends, family, co-workers and customers. […]

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Is Holacracy®, The Self Managed Company on a whole new Level?

Is Holacracy®, The Self Managed Company on a whole new Level?

The buzz word Holacracy® has been batted around lately to describe a company structure that is not hierarchical in nature, but instead allows the managers to self manage and distribute authority to achieve company goals more efficiently. The term holacracy is derived from the term holarchy, first mentioned by Arthur Koestler in his 1967 book […]

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Amazing Facts that Will Make You Look Smart

1. Chocolate milk was invented in Ireland. 2. You can’t breathe and swallow at the same time. 3. The girlfriend of the guy who founded Match.com left him for a man she met on Match.com. 4. To Gollup is to eat fast, or of course a great Book about a giant named Gollup 5. Ketchup used to be sold […]

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Positive Mental Attitude

Be positive, you have a great life

There is always something to be thankful for: I want to get you into a positive state of mind. I want you to remember that there is always something to be thankful for. No matter what your current life situation is, you can be grateful. Sometimes it helps to put things in perspective. Remember… Someone […]

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I’m Broke, How Can I Publish?

Listen to my Podcast Interview on Rocking Self Publishing Self Publishing with No Money I ran into a friend the other day that heard about my book, Gollup the Woods. She is surviving on little income with health issues. She said to me, mid conversation, “I wish I could afford to write my novel.” Then […]

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Cool Words Everyone Should Know.

Acquiesce Submit or comply silently or without protest. Ailurophile A cat-lover. Ameliorate To make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks. Brood To think alone. Bucolic In a lovely rural setting. Bungalow A small, cozy cottage. Callipygous Having beautifully proportioned buttocks. Cathartic Inducing catharsis; purgative. Chatoyant Like a cat’s eye. Comely Attractive. Conflate To blend together. Crestfallen Dejected; dispirited; […]

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How Would Obi-Wan Deal with Trouble Customers-Employees?

“These are not the arguments you are looking for!” The rePhrased Photo Copier technique. Over years we have all heard the line “Repeat their words back to them” as a method to calm down an upset client. I strongly disagree, repeating their complaint can come off as condescending and unnatural as a photocopier. Instead consider […]

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Many of My Favorite Quotes, come from H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.” “Don’t allow the phone to interrupt important moments. It’s there for your convenience, not the callers.” “Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” “Don’t burn bridges. You’ll be surprised how many times you have […]

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7 Clean (PG) Books That are Safe for Your Teen to Read.

Clean and Awesome Books for Teenagers I have a 13 year old son and it is a constant struggle to keep his reading material age appropriate. After some research here is a list of books from 2013 that fit the teenage bill. Besides, even though I am older, I love to wander into the young […]

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