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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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Birthdays

The most important day of the year, next to Christmas that is. (Isn’t that a birthday?) I lost track of the date yesterday and as a result, forgot to call a special person in my life to wish her a happy birthday. This upsets me a great deal because I believe that we all appreciate …

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What’s old is new!

In The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, he talks about cliches. Randy makes the point that these sayings are often sage advice and that today’s youth have never heard them before. What’s old has become new again.When you think about it, even when we have heard a cliche before, for some reason it seems suddenly …

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Are you a master networker?

The ability to network is the most important skill we can ever master. If you are a young person graduating from college or university, it’s your network that will provide the best employment opportunities. People like to hire people they know like and trust. That means you need to meet them somewhere on their terms …

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You are what you think!

A co-worker made the comment that “as long as you think you’re rich, you are rich”.  I agree.      What is rich really?     For me, rich is healthy family, food on the table and a roof over my head.  As long as I have my family, the rest is just the gravy.  That’s not …

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The Living Bible

I received this from a friend in my email today and felt compelled to share:  The Living Bible:  His name is Tim. He has wild hair, wears a T-shirt with holes in it, jeans, and no shoes. This was literally his wardrobe for his entire four years of college. He is brilliant. Kind of profound …

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Altruistic or Selfish?

When we see someone who pays a lot of attention to parents, children and extended family, we often think it’s amazing how wonderful these people are and that they demonstrate selfless altruism. Are they really? I don’t know about you but I hope that when I get older, my kids will still include me in …

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