Category Archives: Making Changes

It Is Great Marketing When People Convince Themselves

During the Great Depression, Procter & Gamble ran a contest giving a new automobile to the winner of their “Why I Like Ivory Soap” contest. The rules required that entries be 50 words or less. Hundreds of thousands of people, … Continue reading

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A Simple Way to Bring People together

A hungry stranger, looking for food and lodging, stopped in a village and knocked on the door of a house. Too proud to beg for a meal, he requested a large container in which he could make a tasty soup; … Continue reading

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Gifts of Experience For Christmas and Other Gift Giving Days

Gifts of Experience are in. Boring gifts that kids play with for 10 minutes, lose interest in and are left to clutter the house (and wasting money) are so ‘yesterday’. Gifts of Experience build memories family members will cherish for … Continue reading

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Simple Way Successful People Accomplish More in a Day

Charles M. Schwab, one of the richest men in the world at the time, was president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, the largest shipbuilder and the second-largest steel producer in America. He was also business manager for Andrew Carnegie, the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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70+ Ways the Internet Has Changed Our lives.

Travel agents —> -Acting as our own Travel agents Priceline, Expedia Hotels —> HomeAway and Airbnb Bookstores—> e-books Realtors —> finding it on line  to buy and  Sell your home without a Realtor Big box department stores —> Amazon.com…. (wonder … Continue reading

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Aldi Carries Gluten Free & Organic Foods

“I was an Aldi’s skeptic, too, but  we have been shopping at Aldi a lot lately and found the organic line to be amazing and the price savings are wonderful!    I LOVE Aldi.” (This comes from someone who claims … Continue reading

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