Your Invitation on LinkedIn

Your Invitation on LinkedIn

Originally published on LinkedIn on June 3, 2016… Those that know me well enough are probably familiar with how I manage LinkedIn invitations.  In fact, there used to be a “how to do business with” (or some similar label) section on profiles.  That section seems to be deprecated or gone so I’ve decided to use …

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My Vendor Strategy

My Vendor Strategy

Originally published on LinkedIn January 6, 2016…   Many people in my kind of role are inundated with cold calls and emails from every type of vendor.  I know that many people I have spoken to simply ignore these contacts and that strategy works well for them.  But I have a slightly different approach and …

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No Thanks

No Thanks

Originally published on LinkedIn January 5, 2016… I just sent an email that I think covers all the bases for the topic involved. No further action is needed. But wait, here it comes, “Thanks!” I knew it! Somebody just HAD to reply to all with a thank you. And I know all of you reading …

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The Culwell Memos

The Culwell Memos

In 1986 I worked for Placid Oil Company, owned by the famous heirs of HL Hunt: Bunker, Herbert, and Lamar.  It’s is a sad testament to the crumble of their empire I cannot find a Wikipedia article I can link to PlacdOil and the articles on the brothers are very brief.  But during this time I …

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An Exquisite Margarita

An Exquisite Margarita

In celebration of National Margarita Day I am pleased to offer up for you consideration and enjoyment my Exquisite Margarita recipe.  I created this modeled after Pappasito’s Exquisito Margarita.  Enjoy! 4 oz lime juice w/ lemon (basically this is the juice of 4 small limes plus juice of ½ lemon)3 oz simple syrup2 oz tequila (I use 100% Blue Agave)¾ …

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Urban Lore

Urban Lore

When was the last time you received an email from someone that talked about some important subject and then read, “Forward this to as many people as you can!”? Perhaps it was the email about how telemarketers are going to start flooding your cell phone with solicitations. Maybe it was the one about James Dobson’s …

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