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  • 1984

    English is a dynamic and organic language. Six years ago if you questioned any thirteen year old about the definition of the word 'tweet' you would be reliably informed that this was the sound that a bird made (this information having first been obtained from a nursery book at age 5). Today, however, well, just "google" it.   Read More

  • Accomplish Your Goals With Laughable Achievements

    Accomplishing goals with tangible, clear deadlines. New Year is knocking on the door, and with it the motivation of a fresh 2013 start. People in Gokwe, Zimbabwe and Geneva, Switzerland and everywhere else in the world will be making goals and looking to make big changes in their lives. You will probably also be joining the "big goals in 2013 club." I make yearly goals that scare me.   Read More

  • The Speed Of Trust

    In 2003 Warren Buffett and his company Berkshire Hathaway met with the executives of Wal-Mart to discuss a major billion dollar deal. Buffett was interested in purchasing McLane Distribution, which distributes groceries and nonfood items to convenience stores, drug stores, theaters, and others. At the time, McLane had sales of about $23 billion, yet operated on paper-thin margins—about 1% pre-tax. This deal would swell Berkshire's sales figures far more than their income.   Read More

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