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Random thoughts on a day spent in Boston

June 10, 2015

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Because of my consulting work, I have had to spend many days in Boston. I love going into the city. I have a whole fun routine for these days. I get up insanely early and exercise; I then take the train into Boston. I forgot a book this time, so I was doing a lot […]

Old is good

June 3, 2015

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Most of us are always looking for the next big thing. This is especially true in this age of technology, where we’re always looking ahead to the next new shiny toy. Newer is better than old right? Well, not always. I was reminded of this last week when I spent the day with my oldest […]

Add a little color to your life

May 27, 2015

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I live in New England. We New Englanders aren’t known for our sense of color or style. Most of my wardrobe is black, grey or beige, with an occasional bright shirt thrown in for kicks. As most of you know, my latest fitness obsession, er interest, is walking routines from Jessica Smith. She films the […]

Spring has sprung in New England!

May 20, 2015

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My oh my, spring has finally sprung in New England. Back in February, when we had about 8 feet of snow on the ground and a blizzard coming at us every other day, I never thought I would see trees blooming. Yet, here it is. This is our red bud tree. It is so pretty, […]

Targeted marketing – good or bad?

May 13, 2015

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Targeted marketing is a process of identifying potential customers and promoting products and services via mediums that are most likely to reach those customers. Targeting is a marketing buzzword. I dislike buzzwords, heck I even dislike the word “buzzword.”When I did a search for images of “targeted marketing,” all the images showed a dart pointed […]

Tires or tools?

May 6, 2015

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I had to get two new tires for my car. What did I do? Of course I asked Mr. Ken, the car guy, to help me. His words to me were “Toyo.” What? Is that short hand for Toyota? Nope, it’s a type of tire. Since small cars have small tires, the tires should be […]

Reflections on the workplace today

April 29, 2015

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I attended one of my fun marketing seminars the other day. It was held in an office near the North End of Boston. It’s a cool place. As I was sitting in the conference room, I watched as the employees came into work. This is what I saw: Well maybe the employees weren’t quite this […]

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