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It IS Up To You!

I’m really sad the some business people continue to operate with blinders on.  Notice that I said “sad” and not “surprised” although I wish that were the case.  I was taught at a pretty young age that ignorance is no excuse for bad behavior – if you do wrong and break a law, even unknowingly, the bottom line is that you broke the law.  The case I’m going to point to isn’t a “law” per se – it’s more of a moral dilemma.  But I’ll put it out there and let you tell me. Continue reading

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Gas Station Coffee

New shield for the Merritt Parkway in Connecticut.

I get up really early to play golf on the weekend. I’m usually out of the house an hour or two before anyone else gets up and so I don’t bother to make a pot of coffee since it will only turn itself off before they can drink it (yes, we own a carafe but it never seems to taste as good when it’s held that way).
On the way to the golf course (where the coffee is awful) I sometimes stop to buy a cup on the parkway. In theory, this should be a great alternative – reasonable prices, a wide selection of Green Mountain coffees freshly brewed – but it’s not, and the business lesson lies in what they’re missing. Continue reading

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