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Rule #5, The Law of E.F. Hutton

Who is really the leader?In John C. Maxwell’s The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, he discusses how people who have been given technical authority may in fact have none. Those with no official authority in fact have the “real” authority. There was a time it was said that when E.F. Hutton spoke, everyone listened. Oddly …

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Rule #4, The Law of Navigation

The Law of Navigation. We all know it but how many of us practice it? In John C. Maxwell’s The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, he uses the example of explorers Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott. Both were experienced explorers who decided to search out the South Pole. Amundsen took the time to plan …

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Mark 2:1-12

How many people do you think almost didn’t go into this blog because of the title? Isn’t that interesting! This blog is about being positive and succeeding at whatever you set out to accomplish. Will you keep reading?In Mark 2:1-12, Jesus heals the paralyzed man because of the faith of the people that brought the …

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“The Law Of The Lid”

In John C. Maxwell’s “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Rule #1 is “The Law Of The Lid”.  The Lid is different for everyone.  Do you know what yours is? The Lid is established by your ability to lead.  Maxwell gives a good example of the limitations and some things you can do to improve …

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1984?

There was an article yesterday in the Toronto 24H News.  “Feds on defence over online snooping bill” February 15, 2012 on page 8.  I don’t usually care much about policing stuff because I believe they should do what they need to and keep us safe. This time, I must say that this one makes me …

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How does a computer “think”?

People often ask me how to decide on what to focus on when buying a new computer or upgrading their old one.It depends on what you want it to do. The processor or CPU is like “How smart am I? What do I know how to do?” The smarter I am, the more challenging the …

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Stop clicking!

Every now and then I will hear some expletives come from my wife’s office and then the statement “the stupid computer…” To which I respond, and I don’t recommend trying this at home, “that’s right honey, it can only do what you tell it to do”. Most often, the frustration comes from too much clicking. …

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Make your mortgage tax deductible

In the US, mortgages have been a tax deduction for the average person for years. I don’t know much about how that works so don’t ask! In Canada, you can take some interest deduction if you operate a business out of your home. Check with your tax advisor for the appropriate deduction for you. What …

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What is the world’s most valuable resource?

Is it gold? What can you do with gold? Electronics, jewellery and so on. Can you get more if you need it? Sure if you have enough money. They can always dig up more.What about oil? Things are returning to the earth and over time, there is new oil. What about money? We can lose …

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Body over mind

Someone made a comment to me one day that they couldn’t see how our fitness product complemented the other products we are promoting. We often forget how important our health is and good fitness promotes good health. Your body can really affect your mind and your spirit. A couple of years ago, my father had …

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