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#Voicese

Speaking in a monotone reminds me of a heart beating in a flat-line.  (If we're legitimate human beings why speak like lifeless robots?)

Added by Vincent Wright on September 1, 2015 at 9:34pm — No Comments

WORK Your Thoughts!

FORGET "Change Your Thoughts"!  Instead: "WORK Your Thoughts"! (Changing your thoughts for the mere sake of "change" is pure silliness.)

Added by Vincent Wright on September 1, 2015 at 8:37pm — No Comments

New iPhone?

If you were thinking of buying a new smartphone, it may be worth your while to wait.  As many of you know, Apple is expected to introduce new iPhones next week.  If history dictates the future, there will most likely be an iPhone 6s which will be faster, lighter, have a longer battery life and a better camera.

I also expect Apple to release iOS 9, which will make some things easier, as well as provide increased stability.

Of course, the rumors are wild about a…

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Added by Gerald Bailey on September 1, 2015 at 11:50am — 1 Comment

Gears For Fears

Why act like a robot if you weren't born one? (Key ingredients to acting like a robot?:

  1. fear of legitimacy +
  2. fear of freedom

#GearsForFears

Added by Vincent Wright on September 1, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

If A Fly Can Fly And You Can't, Does Meditation Really Matter? :-)

For over 30 years, I've loved meditation.

Meditation always calms me down.

Meditation always enhances my creativity.  

And I've heard all manner of powerful things attributed to it.  

But, even with all the…

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Added by Vincent Wright on August 30, 2015 at 9:03pm — No Comments

#DREAMESE: #KeepSTRONG and Hold on to Your DREAMS!

There's nothing in life quite like dropping your long-held dream & then, seeing others pick it up with GREAT PASSION & SUCCESS. #KeepSTRONG!

Added by Vincent Wright on August 29, 2015 at 1:53pm — No Comments

An App for Retirement Planners

At Austin App House, we're currently putting the finishing touches on an update to an app we built for a client called RetireMax.  RetireMax is a retirement planning app designed to make your daily work quicker and easier.

  • Answer client questions quickly and efficiently
  • Draft consistently high quality retirement plans
  • Save, download, and send client scenarios

The client is probably one of the best client's one could possibly have.  Smart,…

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Added by Gerald Bailey on August 28, 2015 at 11:16am — No Comments

Getting Past Gatekeepers on the Phone

Now in calling we normally use what I call the Payton to the right, Payton to the left, Payton up the middle technique. We hit the line with honesty and directness and it works 9 times out of 10. But if you’re having problems getting through or it is one of those need to have accounts sometimes you need to call out of the box.

1. Call and ask for the Sales Department.

Sales always answers. Talking with salespeople can be an…

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Added by Howard Larson on August 28, 2015 at 10:45am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 17: I Can See Forever

Back in the early 70’s there was both a hit song titled I Can See Forever and a best selling book about GM titled On a Clear Day you can see General Motors. The point of the analogy can be rooted in Deming’s 6th point of quality. In this point he emphasized…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 28, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Roles and Responsibilities for Organizational Change

Addressing changes to how an organization performs work can be very challenging. The key to being successful is being prepared for handling changes. Being prepared involves knowing and understanding that there are at least five different roles and associated responsibilities needed for making effective…

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Added by Henry Schneider on August 27, 2015 at 5:54pm — 1 Comment

The Ever expanding staffing function!!!

The Ever expanding staffing function!!! 

So this is going to be the start of a 5 part series in the expansion of the staffing function. What I mean by…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 27, 2015 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Larson’s ABC’s

A. Avoid negative people, places, things and habits.

B. Believe in yourself.

C. Consider all things from every angle and opinion.

D. Don’t ever ever ever give up.

E. Enjoy life now! Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow is yet to come. Now is all you have.

F. Family and Friends are the hidden treasure of life.

G. Give more to others than they give to you or…

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Added by Howard Larson on August 27, 2015 at 10:52am — No Comments

We have to want something GREATER than death

We have to want something GREATER, FAR GREATER than someone else's death. #Betterese #Bestese

Added by Vincent Wright on August 26, 2015 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Lukewarm is not warm enough to brand

How can your brand strategist brand you right if they're lukewarm about you, your product, your service, or your company?? ‪#‎Brandergy‬

Added by Brandergy on August 26, 2015 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Encouragement doesn't require perfect words.

Encouragement doesn't require perfect words. Encouragement merely requires letting someone know that you want the best for them.

Added by Vincent Wright on August 24, 2015 at 9:48am — No Comments

Re-Branding Morning Mornings in 2 Minutes

Together, we could PERMANENTLY RE-BRAND Monday mornings in 2 minutes! On Monday mornings, pick up the phone, CALL someone, & ENCOURAGE THEM.

Added by Vincent Wright on August 24, 2015 at 9:38am — No Comments

While Waiting...

Waiting does NOT mean doing nothing or helplessly sitting on your hands.  You can do a LOT of GREAT things while waiting for greater things.

Added by Vincent Wright on August 23, 2015 at 3:06pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 16: Better Late Than Never

I am consistently seeing the statistic that 75 percent of all process improvement efforts fail. Why such a high rate of failure? Part of the problem is the tendency for management to put off the start of the improvement efforts. The reasons for it run the gamut covering a wide spectrum. The purpose of this segment of the TLS Continuum series is to consider some of those reasons and why we don’t jump into the process.

 Reason #1: The solutions are not the way we do things in this…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 22, 2015 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Fightese

Unless you need to fight, don't fight. But, if you need to fight, PREPARE to fight.  #fightese (the language of fighters & fighting)

Added by Vincent Wright on August 21, 2015 at 10:40am — No Comments

Superior Practice Beats Superior Attitude

  1. Having a superior attitude won't make you superior to the superior person who just stepped into the ring with you... #PRACTICE!!!!!

Added by Vincent Wright on August 20, 2015 at 4:03pm — No Comments

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