I'm a science fiction devotee. One of the classic films of the genre was the 1956 "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," starring Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. A poor remake emerged in 1978 with Donald Sutherland and Jeff Goldblum. The
I Did Not Misspeak — You Misheard (Episode 21)
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Ah, The Middlemen
I’ve been receiving about three aggressive requests a month to participate in someone’s great program/web site/resource community—you name it. It’s always a “great deal” for me, yet there is never any money up front and I’m immediately to lend my
It is Memorial Day here in the U.S., and once again I'd like to take the opportunity to honor all those who have served in uniform in all countries in defense of freedom and human dignity, and who have responded
Let’s Not Make A Deal
Are your customers asking you to reduce the fee or give them a deal? Are you passing that vibe? Listen to Alan discuss what to do about it. And finally if you don't want to deal
I'm pleased to announce that my daughter, Danielle, and her husband, Jan, are expecting twins later this year. Koufax and Buddy will finally be uncles.
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
Who was Sinatra's great love and what exactly was he singing about? Lessons learned and who truly needs an introduction. Click on arrow below for podcast to start [podcast]http://www.contrarianconsulting.com/wp-content/podcasts/In-the-Wee-Small-Hours-of-the-Morning.mp3[/podcast] Click Here for entire podcast series table of contents © Alan Weiss 2008. All rights
Who’s On First
NOTE: This originally appeared in RainToday on today's date, which is worth your subscribing to for excellent sales and performance articles. Abbott and Costello, the legendary comedy duo, are best known for one of the classic dialogues in comedic history, “Who’s
What’s With This “Profession”?
The word “profession,” I believe, comes from the Latin professus, which means “proclaimed publicly.” Uh, oh! Who and what constitutes public proclamation? In law, it seems to me it’s passing the bar exam. (Being graduated from a law school is simply
New: The Self-Esteem Workshop
NEW: SELF-ESTEEM WORKSHOP December 2-3 www.summitconsulting.com/self_esteem_workshop.html The intent is simple. Building on my work with individuals around the globe, I want to help you: Identify the uncertainties, perceived vulnerabilities, and situations which cause you to perform at less than your optimal capacity;