Every Little Thing is Gonna Be Alright…(and other lies)

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It’s not that your Mom wanted to lie to you… “You’ll grow up stronger, wait and see”. “Never mind, you can get another one”. “Tomorrow’s a new day”. Your Mom, like mine, probably just wanted to teach a little resilience and deflect the painful moment. Deflection is a uniquely human skill that’s responsible for our…

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Purple Cash Cows (and other business truths)

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Like any great leader, you’ve battled your way to the top. As Caesar Augustus, you’d return from a 20 year campaign to a life of glorious excess (and a little political intrigue), garbed in Tyrian purple robes. Purple has long denoted wealth in human society. Laboriously created by harvesting the organic ink of thousands of…

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Well, are you Feelin’ Lucky?

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Risky Business 101 Remember the iconic 1983 movie “Risky Business”? 18 year old Joel Goodson (Tom Cruise) spends a weekend doing things not repeatable in public blogs, making thousands of dollars, being chased by bad guys who steal all his parents’ furniture, finally having to spend his profits to buy it all back. Getting lucky…

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The Taxman Cometh, and He is a Zombie

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Time to consider my New Year’s Resolutions. I’ll put aside a little more monthly into my ‘tax reserve account’. (woah, call me an adrenaline junkie). I will practice Zombie defense. Some peoples’ resolutions revolve around getting fitter. We could call December overindulgence a Pay-it-Forward plan. I get friendly with a tin of shortbread – the…

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The Truth, The Whole Truth, and the TV Fiasco

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I love Monty Python’s Parrot Sketch – but not when I feel like I’m IN it. Me to client: “Your payment for some reason, was returned to us by our bank.” Client: “WHAT? Bank returned the payment?” Me: “Yes, it’s stone dead.” Client: “Are you sure it’s been returned?” Me: “Yes, it’s expired, stiff, it’s…

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The Myth of Credit

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Pirates of the Caribbean, Dead Man’s Chest Davy Jones: You’ve a debt to pay. You’ve been captain of Black Pearl for 13 years. That’s our agreement. Jack: Technically, I was only captain for two years, then I was viciously mutinied upon. Davy Jones: Then you were a poor captain, but a captain nonetheless! Haven’t you…

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Upcoming Auction in Edmonton, Alberta

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Need new equipment? There are over 4800 items for sale in the upcoming Edmonton Ritchie Bros auction. Call us for your pre-approval , then go get your new equipment! Check out the other items available at next week’s auction, September 7th and 8th, at Ritchie Bros. Bid on-line, or auction starts 8 am September 7th.…

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