Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Is it worth it?????

So here I am trying to get my phone to work with my calendar on my computer and thinking how nice it would be to develop the pictures that I've taken with my phone by downloading them so they can be printed rather than simply showing the pictures on my phone to my friends. With that said, it would be great to have my remote controls working together (really it would be nice to have one remote control).

They say most people use their technology at ten to twenty percent of what it really could perform. I think most people are just happy to have things " kind of" work because of the frustration of trying to setup, hookup, or download whatever!

Now that I vented, I want to tell everyone it is worth it. I certainly have much to learn with my technology being that most of the time I don’t know what remote to use, but I can’t help but think about the fact that most of us would not go back to no email, no cell phone, no texting, and especially no cable! All of these make my life better because I spent time learning what they could do. Just hang in there and work on the learning curve. Pick one piece of equipment a week and learn something new about it. It will improve your time management and quality of life. Just take the time to try it and maybe even learn it. Once you do that, repeat it over and over again. Just like anything, you will be happier, better informed, and in the know. Look at me - I now have a blog. It is worth it!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Same Place Changes In 24 Hours

This last weekend Patty and I took a trip to Bar Harbor, Maine with some good friends. One thing that keeps coming back to me was the contrast of one day to the next at Sand Beach in Acadia National Park on the Atlantic Ocean. On the first day at the beach, the ocean was very rough with waves that looked 25 feet high which crashed into the rocks and along the beach. It was a very strong sign of the power and force of the ocean. The next day, we went back and the Nor'easter was gone and the sea was calm and the beach was tranquil. It was stunning to see the different feeling the same place can give you. When I think of people, we often do the same thing. One day we can be put together, have a smile on our face, and project a sense of achievement, confidence, and understanding. On a different day, we frown, act rushed or sigh, and not properly groom ourselves which sends different message to the world and even more importantly to ourselves. What image do you want to convey?

In regards to marketing your business, remember how important your graphics and logos can be. The proper use of art and style can be just as dramatic as the beach before and after the storm. Make sure you are creating the image you want for your business!

Monday, October 11, 2010

78 Degrees

78 degrees and sunny in October! Last week was great and so should this week be fantastic.
It seems when it is nice out people tend to be easier to deal with and more receptive to ideas. I know many salespeople who agree that potential clients are just a little more receptive when the weather is acceptable. Maybe in return for the beautiful weather we should all try to treat others nice when it is dark, cold or gloomy out. I know many people who brighten my day no matter what the weather. I hope to learn from them. My goal would be to carry this great feeling from this beautiful weather into the winter. If needed you are all invited to remind me in February !