rəˈmärkəb(ə)l… mSw December 2020 v05

The sun was down, it was long past dinner and the doorbell announced there was someone at the front door. I looked at my watch. It was after seven o’clock, long past the time anyone would come knocking. Lesley looked at me and I returned her look of perplexed curiosity. Neither of us was expecting…

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Shaving the Bottom…

  They are an integral and irrefutable component of the 80/20 Rule. The twenty-percent of your clients delighted to create eighty-percent of your aggravation, stress, and agita! You know who they are. They constantly demand more than they are willing to pay: more than they are entitled to These individuals are rarely satisfied because they…

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The Four… No, FIVE, Stages of Knowledge… mSw Nov 2020 v04

The search for success begins with a quest for knowledge. A quest for knowledge recognizing there are stages of knowledge you must pass through that are irrefutable. Undeniable. Doors that must be opened. Dark hallways that must be followed. Rooms that must be entered. A search for the skills and abilities required to take you…

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The Simple Elegance of How Things Fit… mSw Sept v02

I like the way things fit together, especially when they fit together well. I suppose I always have. That may be why I gravitate toward all things mechanical. There is an elegant beauty in the functionality presented by mechanical systems not everyone is fortunate enough to see. But they’re there if you look hard enough.…

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