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Home » 2011 » August

Hurricane Irene: What’s in a name?

Hurricane Irene:  What’s in a name?

Fortunately for us here in Chicago, we were nowhere near the path of deadly Hurricane Irene, whose aftermath is still wreaking havoc for millions up and down the east coast.…

Did you feel the Earth move?

Did you feel the Earth move?

Yesterday, news spread quickly about an earthquake felt up and down the entire eastern seaboard of the United States, and even as far north as Canada. The quake measured “only”…

What if you threw a party and nobody came?

What if you threw a party and nobody came?

It’s summertime in Chicago. A time for festivals, outdoor events and backyard barbeques. We only get a few months of “outdoor activities” weather here, so we really know how to…

An entrepreneurial “skill” we can learn from a dog

An entrepreneurial “skill” we can learn from a dog

Our beloved doggie is almost completely deaf. We’re told that’s common for cocker spaniels, and I guess it was to be expected, since we’ve dealt with his ear – and…

A fine line: Confident? Or just arrogant?

A fine line:  Confident? Or just arrogant?

Top achievers are lifetime learners. We’re always reading books, journals and newsletters. We constantly listen to educational audios and watch videos. We invest time, money and energy to attend seminars,…

Dan Kennedy: The Truth about Quitting

Dan Kennedy: The Truth about Quitting

My father told me that the reason doctors whack babies on the ass immediately after they are born is to communicate a fundamental truth they need to know to survive:…