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An Exercise In Courage - 11/19/09 01:58 AM
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Sir Winston Churchill
AN EXERCISE IN COURAGE I am a history buff and have always loved that quote. Listening seems sometimes to be a lost art. Think of how many people in your everyday encounters really listen to what is being said to them. Truthfully, every now and then I find myself zoning out while thinking ahead to other things on the horizon when I am in conversation with someone. It's a really horrible thing born of always being in (21 comments)
HEAR ME LOUD AND CLEAR Attention Competitors, Realtor "Stagers" and Stager hopefuls: I've had it, had it, HAD IT!!!! My little shop has been in business now for over two years. I started with nothing. Some of the things I did....I took a small business course. Researched the industry, looked at other websites and listened and read quite a bit here on AR before I jumped into the forum. I am always studying and trying to find ways to make my skills better, my service better, hear that...not just bigger but BETTER. I don't fleece my customers with unnecessary services or charges and (28 comments)
HANGING POT RACKS: ART OR EYESORE Hanging pot racks are a common fixture in many "gourmet" kitchens. You see them in many style homes where they may not even belong. They can make run of the mill kitchens look a little more upscale, adding contrast and interest to an otherwise boring space. Hanging such a fixture must be thought out carefully as much for style as function. The most common mistake made when hanging these is the location. They will most often close in a kitchen with low ceilings and outdated lighting. Another common error is hanging racks in spots (17 comments)
"I am so busy doing nothing, that the idea of doing anything..which as you know always leads to something...cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything." Jerry Seinfeld
Those of you who were fans knew that Jerry always said his show's premise was a show about nothing. That's right, he and his cast could turn 30 minutes of nothing into a whole lotta funny. Whether it was Kramer eating Jerry's cereal or Newman and a look, it was funny and entertaining. I often wonder if the same (18 comments)
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