Category Archives: Misunderstanding

“The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.”
– Dale Carnegie

Field Marketing

The Two Kinds of Field Marketing The difference between Field Marketing for Consumer Packaged Goods (B2C) and Field Marketing for Professional (B2B) sales is significant. In the CPG market, a contract representative promotes new consumer products to the public. This is B2C Field … Continue reading

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Lee’s Lessons

Here are my personal notes on Robert E. Lee on Leadership: Executive Lessons in Character, Courage, and Vision, by H. W. Crocker III. Robert E. Lee on Leadership — Lee’s Lessons 1. Understanding Lee 1.1. Accept life as it is and make … Continue reading

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Need To Know

From Democratic Underground Jimmy Carter asked CIA Director Bush to brief him on UFOs, and Bush said no. Okaaay. Just a little something I discovered this morning to make my tinfoil hum like a bug zapper. Marcia Smith stated that … Continue reading

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Re-reading Sun Tzu

Many of us in the business world are familiar with Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. As a result, many of us have used deception for the sake of business gain, and have had mixed results. Sometimes, we burn bridges, … Continue reading

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Doing the Right Thing

We want to do the right thing. The trouble is, we want to do the right thing based on what we believe at that given time. With the advantage of hindsight, of course, many times we would ask for a … Continue reading

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Early American Exceptionalism

by Jay Steel Hackenbracht This is a story about early American Exceptionalism. Oppressed people Came to America because they had a dream that there was a better opportunity for them to excel and contribute to society. This belief was fueled by the … Continue reading

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Nuzum Family

Where’s the Love? Many in the Nuzum family were Huguenots— French Calvinists who emigrated to Ulster, Ireland in the late 1600’s. It seems that with the new zeal that came with Calvinism, a lot of people could have done a better job at … Continue reading

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