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Moore’s Crossing the Chasm: Ch 03 “The D-Day Analogy”

Pages 75 – 104; Amazon Locations 1078 – 1468. Moore’s first chapter laid out his Technology Adoption Life Cycle and the second chapter showed its explanatory power.  In Chapter 3, he shows how to win using the model.  The D-Day … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War: Chapter 12 The Attack by Fire

Tzu 12: The Attack by Fire Best Quote(s) Sun Tzu has survived because of its brevity and universal appeal.  If I can only pick one quote – when only four were selected from this chapter, then my top choice is … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War: Chapter 10 Terrain

Terrain begins with a great enumerated list of the types of terrain and then goes in to the application of past chapters in creating victory. Best Quote(s) “When the general is weak and without authority; when his orders are not … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War: Chapter 06 Weak Points and Strong

Tzu 06: Weak Points and Strong The next chapter maneuver, teaches how to move the army, and when it should be moved.   Sun Tzu is setting the table for the reader, telling us to where the army should be moved.  … Continue reading

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How to Replace a Baseboard Heating Cover in an Hour or Less

The number one hit for ‘replacing baseboard heating covers’ is a This Old House Episode that looks pretty daunting.  My son and I just knocked this out in less than an hour.  Here’s what we did: Measure We had 3 … Continue reading

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Carnegie 18.3.09: How to Win Friends and Influence People -PRINCIPLE 9 Be sympathetic with the other person’s ideas and desires – What Everybody Wants

Pages 208 – 216 Carnegie here builds off of earlier points – those around us have needs, and we must recognize those needs.  Sometimes, as with Principle 3, the need is for us to admit we are wrong.  For us … Continue reading

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Carnegie 17.3.08: How to Win Friends and Influence People – Pt 3, PRINCIPLE 8 Try honestly to see things from the other person’s point of view – A Formula That Will Work Wonders for You

Carnegie 17.3.08: How to Win Friends and Influence People – Pt 3, PRINCIPLE 8 Try honestly to see things from the other person’s point of view.- A Formula That Will Work Wonders for You Pages 202 – 208 To have … Continue reading

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