Allow me to thank you with a job or an introduction

Screen Shot 2013-11-11 at 6.02.50 AMToday is Veteran’s Day in the United States. Do more today than just saying thank you – reach out to a vet and ask what you can do for him or her to make life better. That is what was done for you. A job offer, an introduction, help create a resume, do a mock job interview – something to better his or her life. Don’t know a vet? Bet your network knows someone they can introduce you to. Reach out today, do it now. Then, make it a habit on more than just Veteran’s Day. Reach out and help someone, anyone, every day.

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Do not gloat today. Or ever.

There are many things you should have been taught as a child: hold the door for others, be kind, chew with your mouth closed, say please and thank you – and – never brag or gloat. For the most part, the elections have now come and gone. Don’t be a sore loser and don’t be an […]

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How to fly high at work

United Airlines sometimes seems like a second home. If you travel a lot, for business or fun or both, you know how exciting it can be to realize there is a new airline magazine you haven’t actually read. That means there’s a Sudoku puzzle no one has marked up yet, and if you are lucky, an article […]

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Say something nice today

Do something positive for a company today. Most customers are only vocal when they complain. Do you have a company or individual you like doing business with? Say something here below AND go to their website, Twitter acct, Facebook page, blog – whatever – and leave a glowing comment! Thanks Steeleworker @coffeemike for this idea. […]

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Do you really need mobile phone insurance?

Overheard several times recently, “What’s the point of mobile phone insurance? They never pay any of the claims and, if they do, they have such high deductibles.” So, I ask, do you really know what your mobile phone insurance covers and what your deductible is? We have two older phones, and after reviewing our AT&T […]