Archive | January, 2007

Wednesday January 31, 2007

Side Bar: Apparently it’s not PC to say “Indian-Style” when referencing sitting cross-legged on the floor. Have you heard of this? I was in a meeting today in one of our conference rooms that has beanbags and couches and whatnot instead of tables and chairs, some people were sitting on the floor– and somebody used the […]

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Wednesday January 31, 2007

I know I’ve had a string of pseudo-inspirational posts lately — but I came across the following and thought it was too good not to share. My favorite is #8. Thoughts? Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a High School about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talks […]

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Wednesday January 31, 2007

I heard on the radio this morning on the way to work – Charlie Cate died. Some of you may remember him from past posts. He was a nice old man I used to wait on at Cool Water and Outback. The radio called him a “Pioneer Wal-Mart Manager”. I can’t seem to find anything […]

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Tuesday January 30, 2007

Today I had a rare opportunity to be present in a Wal-Mart only managers meeting to hear Lee Scott share some of his comments on “what he has learned.” In fireside chat fashion, Lee shared key lessons learned over his travels that he felt were the most important points he could make to managers in […]

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Monday January 29, 2007

I am never eating out again. Think of your favorite restaurant. You know – where you go when it’s your birthday and you get to pick. Think of what you order. Appetizer? Entree? Dessert? Then click here and ruin your day.

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