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May 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Monday Morning Motivator: All the Littles

ALL THE LITTLES...

 

When we moved into our old farm house in Connecticut, there were some lovely trees…

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Added by Gail Blanke on May 27, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: The Debris of Indecisions

THE DEBRIS OF INDECISIONS

 

It was a Friday morning and Jim (my husband) Willa (our Golden Retriever) and I were packing up the car for a weekend getaway to our farm house in Connecticut. “So how long are you guys going to be gone?” asked Danny our doorman, with just the slightest roll of his eyes (but I caught it..) “A week? Two?” He’s a wonderful guy. He’s been the doorman in our building for about 25 years - and he…

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Added by Gail Blanke on May 20, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: How Hard Can You Make It?

HOW HARD CAN YOU MAKE IT?

 

I know some companies, some institutions, some people....ceo’s, lawyers, financial planners, teachers, politicians, most of us, actually, whose "taglines"could easily be, “We’re the Widget Company (or whatever) How hard can we make it?” Compelling, right? Right. Especially for the “customer.” I attempted to do a transaction with a bank recently and was so…

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Added by Gail Blanke on May 13, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: "LES JEUX SONT FAITS!"

"LES JEUX SONT FAITS!"

 

The last time you were hanging around a roulette table in Cannes (okay, maybe Vegas...Foxwoods?) you heard the croupier make that statement. And he always says it twice: “Les jeux sont faits... les jeux sont faits...” usually in a sing-songy way. I can hear it.  And of course, it means, loosely translated, “All bets are made” and no more bets can be placed until the next game. I love…

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Added by Gail Blanke on May 6, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

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