So yesterday I was up at my neighbor’s house helping him hook up the washer/dryer in the new laundry room I built for him (and ran the copper water lines). As we were talking while the washer was filling up for the very first time, we heard my lawnmower start. I quickly realized that in [...]
I was in a few recent discussions about how to deal with telemarketers (naturally I was amused having worked for a company that has telecenters), and stumbled upon a common theme: waste their time! You know all those spam scams you get in your e-mail, like the famous Nigerian prince who wants to give you the [...]
So I show up at my store early as usual, take my gear off (I ride a motorcyle to work) and start my day. My sales reps trickle in and one says “Smitty, where’s the TV?” (a nice 42″ flatscreen we use to run loops of company stuff for customers). I look, and sure as [...]
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