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Day Ten – There are more people in my yard

Day Ten – There are more people in my yard

More people in my yard. My poor Christmas lights. This time they are dudes. That's like 20 people who have been hired, just to appear in my yard. Also, apparently I was drunk on eggnog as I titled the podcast yesterday "Eighth Nine." It's OK if you didn't notice....

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Eighth Day – Awkward Farm Voyeur

Eighth Day – Awkward Farm Voyeur

I live in Wisconsin. Contrary to what the rest of the world things it's not all farmland—at least where I live, which is a city with 1.8 million people. Sure i take certain things for granted like cheese that squeaks and wine that is based on cherries. But I don't...

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Sixth Day – farm invitation

Sixth Day – farm invitation

Ok, so I was wrong about the birds being over. And this didn't end in a triumphant engagement with five other parties in some sort of ... arrangement. So, we're back to birds. But this time I don't have to keep them. I just have to watch them.

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Fifth Day – no more birds!

Fifth Day – no more birds!

I thought I was engaged. But if I am then there are four other parties involved, because there are four too many rings. At least there are no more birds. I have to say this is the most sensible of all of the gifts so far. Five days of gifts. I'm assuming there is some...

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Fourth Day

Fourth Day

I give up. It's not even funny. And I thought bird smell was the worst part. Nope, not when you are given birds when are genetically engineered to be really loud. And you know, these also look like chickens, but if the chickens were wearing a bib or something. i don't...

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Third Day

Third Day

More birds. Forget about the fact that she knows that I would never have a bird as a pet, I just got three chickens. Seriously, that's what they are: chickens. This one had a note about being caught up now, and that there are more deliveries. So I'm getting another...

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Second Day

Second Day

I'm receiving gifts from my girlfriend. Apparently she has no idea what I like. And they are odd. So the last gift was supposed to be a couple days ago, and this one was supposed to be yesterday. The shipping/arranging has been off due to the various mandates and...

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First Day

First Day

I'm receiving gifts from my girlfriend. Apparently she has no idea what I like. And they are odd. I'm not a fan of birds as pets. Sorry.

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Passion is for fakers

Passion is for fakers

Passion is for posers That has a better ring to it. You're told to have passion—and we have covered this in the past in the passion podcast. But today we're going to talk about two aspects of it that you may not be aware of. You already know that you shouldn't beat...

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Layers: What’s between you and what you do?

Layers: What’s between you and what you do?

Layers Regardless of what you do for a living, there are things between your effort and your final product, or your customer. The more layers, the more things you have to overcome. Organization, physical location, technology, time and even language are all layers. And...

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Beware Plateaus

Beware Plateaus

Beware of plateaus A plateau is a flat, elevated landform that rises sharply above the surrounding area on at least one side. Plateaus occur on every continent and take up a third of the Earth's land. They are one of the four major landforms, along...

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Patience is…nope.

Patience is…nope.

Patience is a virtue. Is it? What is patience? Well, as always, it's not what you think. If that's true, then what does it mean to be impatient? Have you ever been impatient? Of course you have. have you ever been accused of being chronically impatient? If so, it's...

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Flying Pants

Flying Pants

Do you fly by the seat of your pants? Do you know someone who does? How does that work for you? Do you know what that means, especially in the context of... wait for it... Time, Energy and Resources...? Everyone in business, and everyone who has ever tried to...

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Deeds not words

Deeds not words

Are you angry? Can I make you angry so you'll react? Can I suggest something that will make you afraid? Well then I'm an excellent marketer, because those are the two most powerful elements of marketing—fear and anger. And it's being used on you constantly by those...

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Mindset was a dirty word-until now

Mindset was a dirty word-until now

I really don't like the word "mindset." Why? Because it is overused so much to explain EVERYTHING, and then usually accompanied by someone swearing at you because that's the in thing now with motivational people... But I have a way for you to change your.... ugh......

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Reading vs. writing

Reading vs. writing

If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write.- Stephen King I beg to differ. Skills, skill sets, time, energy and resources Reading and writing are two separate skill sets. Life is made of time energy and resources and the energy...

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The Sword and the Sunflower audiobook excerpt

The Sword and the Sunflower audiobook excerpt

Taking a break from handling your Time, Energy and Resources this week, I thought it might be a nice escape to listen to the first chapter of The Sword and the Sunflower. This is a just-recorded audio book entry of the first chapter. This is experimental as I have...

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Superman Syndrome

Superman Syndrome

What's your super power? Don't answer that, since you don't have one. If you think you really have one, contact me. I want to be the one person who breaks the story of The Guy Who Can Turn Invisible or The Woman Who Can Run Seven Times Faster Than Any Other Human....

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Whether you are a dad or fulfill the role of one, you make a difference in the life of someone. So, Happy Father's Day to you. Today we celebrate by chatting with Mark Williams, Tedx speaker, dad and advocate for men's mental health. He has his own story to tell and...

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