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It’s More Fun When It’s Spontaneous

Lesson 45: It’s More Fun When It’s Spontaneous No, I’m not talking about sex again, though the same principle applies. Have you ever noticed a certain lack of enthusiasm for what passes for fun of the usual corporate variety? You don’t have to wait until the calendar tells you it’s time for the Christmas party […]

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He Who Burns Bridges Better Be A Damn Good Swimmer

Real-estate operators are legendary for slow-pay practices, but I know one who hangs them all out to dry. This gentleman–we’ll call him “Bob”–was the son of a milkman. He made a fortune in the trucking business and wound up owning major-league sports franchises on both coasts. To give you an idea of how nimble he […]

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Trust Your Hunches

My favorite Peanuts character, Charlie Brown, is on the pitcher’s mound psyching himself up: “It’s the last of the ninth. The bases are loaded. there are two outs, and the count is three and two on the batter. If I get him out, we win!” At this point, Charlie is surrounded by his friends and […]

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