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Spring in Canada. Or is it?

Barry and Denise Clermont Fall 2017

Is it really spring in Canada? Canadians just love to complain about the weather but I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else! Spring in Canada I love having four seasons but some days…. It’s Sunday, April 15, 2018 in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. This weather has been virtually non-stop for two days. On Friday, the ground …

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Knowing What I Know About Heaven

I know nothing about heaven but what the bible and the Catholic Church tells us but this song gives me a certain peace as the February blahs set in and I find myself missing some of the people I have lost in the last few years. Knowing What I Know About Heaven Someone posted this on  Facebook …

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What Does A Will Cost?

My last will...

A typical will may cost you a few hundred dollars. Not having a will could cost your family a lot more. Do you care enough to write your last love letter? Will Cost Your will and powers of attorney are your last chance to tell everyone what you want to happen with your possessions and money. …

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Is Sales Intuition A Paranormal Activity?

Having good intuition means you have the ability to predict future outcomes. Having the ability to predict the future means you also have the ability to listen effectively. Intuition = Listening Develop your intuition by learning to listen before you speak. When you listen carefully, that person will tell you what they need from you …

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Who Do You Compare Yourself To?

Never compare yourself to someone else. They’re not you. Compare yourself to the old you and measure against that. How Do You Compare? Imagine that a new person comes to work in your office. They bring a fresh perspective and come from a different background. People start to rave about the things this person can …

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Doobie Doobie Do! Or Not?

Picture of police man with arm raised to stop.

I’m not even sure if they still call them a doobie these days.  I was a teenager in the 1970’s and it wasn’t uncommon for my friends to light one up.  Do you believe the consumption of  marijuana should be legalized? Before I get started here, let’s clarify that this isn’t my opinion as opposed …

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Free eBooks downloaded from this site, using the links below, are free for your personal use and are not for re-distribution. Because this process us automated, you will need to check your spam folder for the confirmation emails.  To avoid this in future, add the email address to your “not junk mail” list. The first …

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Rule #7, The Law of Respect

Back to The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell. “Usually the more leadership ability a person has, the more quickly he recognizes leadership – or it’s lack – in others”. When you enter a room where people have gathered together as a group for the first time, you will notice that everyone …

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In service…..Will you?

A few years ago, I was asked to join a service organization. I told my friend, “I just don’t have the time to make that big a commitment”. I just didn’t feel that I could commit to attending regular meetings and then getting involved in grand plans to raise funds. Luckily, he responded that the …

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Rule #6, The Law of Solid Ground

How many times have you experienced having a great plan and/or idea but didn’t make sure you had buy in from the team before going ahead? In John C. Maxwell’s The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, he discusses The Law of Solid Ground. The first five laws have focused on gaining and establishing trust. This …

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