Category Archives: Business

Book Review: Charles T. Munger’s Poor Charlie’s Almanack: Expanded Third Edition; Introduction and First Chapter

“Look for someone both smarter and wiser than you are.” Continue reading

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Carnegie 20.3.11: How to Win Friends and Influence People – PRINCIPLE 11 Dramatize your ideas.

Carnegie 20.3.11: How to Win Friends and Influence People – PRINCIPLE 11 Dramatize your ideas. Pages 223 – 227 With Twitter, Instagram and Youtube – we live today in an age of showmanship and promotion.  Carnegie’s guidance from 100 years … Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence People: Part 1, Ch 1 – PRINCIPLE 1 – “Don’t criticize, condemn or complain.”

“If You Want to Gather Honey, Don’t Kick Over the Beehive” PRINCIPLE 1 Don’t criticize, condemn or complain. Criticizing does not work and often makes people perform worse. Avoid it. Stop doing the wrong thing in your personal interactions – … Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence People: Chapter 0a – Why was this book written?

This book bounces along with catchy stories and pacing – a page by page summary makes sharing Carnegie’s insights a delight. I smiled writing this and at the thought of the reader doing the same. Continue reading

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Global Fluids: Kombucha, Probiotics and other Fermented Beverages

There isn’t a clear annual volume for Kombucha, probiotics, or active beverages – but the category is clearly growing.  That will continue – the combination of authentic, healthy, not-bad-for-you (which is not simply the opposite of ‘healthy’), convenient, and ‘new’ … Continue reading

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8 Tools to Improve Communication

Communicating across cultures can be hard – these 8 simple tools make it easier. Continue reading

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The Most Popular Guides to Goldratt’s The Goal

“Whenever people are not doing the obvious – it is my job to find the missing piece of the puzzle.  Something is missing.  What is it?” Continue reading

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