Search Results for 2011

The Compound Effect

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-01-19 07:51:24

There is one thing that 99% of failures and successful folks have in common, they all hate doing the same things. The difference is successful people do them anyway.

Change is hard. That's why people don't transform their bad ha ... Click to read the rest

Humor: Great Come-back Lines

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-01 15:15:42

I got these at the end of an email, got a good laugh out of a few of them!

(full copy right notice and subscription info included, cause stealing someone elses jokes is just icky!
I do recommend you scroll down and subscribe ... Click to read the rest

When the Winter Blues become unbearable

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-03 15:07:25

Today started off nice enough. Even had a pretty sunrise, well what I could see was nice, the rest was blocked by the grocery store across the street!

I've been going through a weird patch this last couple weeks. Business isn't what I was hoping f ... Click to read the rest

When to Start Fresh, and when to Tweak Stuff

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-08 09:35:57

The when and why and how and stuff probably isn't as important... but I'll start there anyway!

I'm working on a project of my own, and its based on multiple WordPress Blogs. There is some interconnectedness (wow, that's a word!) bet ... Click to read the rest

Revisions, Remorse, and Restarts :)

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-21 23:12:26

Wow, that's a catchy title me thinks!

I sometimes joke about Carlin 2.0. My life is made up of plenty of ideas or attempts at making something or other work.

Or at the very least not be too painful!

Sometimes I get to step outside myself an ... Click to read the rest

My Brutal Commute to Work

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-27 09:53:34

Woke up today to more fresh snow. Fortunately I don't have to deal with that so much anymore. I mean sure, I'll have to fire up the snow plow and plow the yard, but I'll wait till it stops snowing at least!

What I'm excited about now, is my commut ... Click to read the rest

Proof of Llama

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-02 12:43:36

I have to admit, these do kind of look a bit "trailer hood"!

There could be a Unified Farm Theory... sort of like Einstein's Unified field theory... ... Click to read the rest

Tracks

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-04 11:42:34

So, yesterday was one of those days, you know, the kind of day you either want to never speak of again, or maybe blog about?

Or both!

In fact, yesterday I was in full blown rant mode. The post would have had a much different tone had I wrote it ... Click to read the rest

The Plan - Vision Board Time... Finally!

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-10 18:10:56

This has been a weird year for me.

I usually try to have a plan when the year starts. In fact, when I started up Interwebz.ca, a little computer shop in town, I kind of thought I had a plan. Well, really, it was a plan, I just did ... Click to read the rest

Resilience, Rebuilding, and Recon!

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-11 18:38:25

This didn't start off on purpose, I was just thinking of what I should write about, and today's post title just came out. So I wrote it down on a note pad, laughed about it, then went about what I was doing. Then a bit later, I read a post on the ... Click to read the rest

The Internet and your Local Business

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-12 19:28:47

As a local business owner, it easy to feel threatened by the Internet. What if all your customers start shopping on line, you might think?

A few years ago I was at a meeting with other local business owners, just before a wedding expo.

The flo ... Click to read the rest

Is www.justroses.com - by any other name - still as sweet?

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-13 19:55:21

Is www.justroses.com , by any other name, still as sweet?

If you're considering a website for your business, choosing the right name has to be near the top of the list of things to be thinking about!

There are only a few ways f ... Click to read the rest

Bark Less, Wag More!

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-14 17:45:23

So, somehow our farm has become the place for animals that no one else wants. Well, I guess someone paid for the Llama, but I don't think it was very much, right?

Like a while ago, "the farm" adopted a female Lab, which had like 11 pups. I say it ... Click to read the rest

HOW RETIREES KEEP OCCUPIED

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-06-25 20:19:26

(This was an email I was forwarded. Thought it was funny, enjoy!)

After I retired, my wife insisted that I accompany her on her trips to
Target.. Unfortunately, like most men, I found shopping boring and preferred
to get in an ... Click to read the rest

Why not all comments get approved...

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-10-26 17:56:44

SO, I realize I've not posted anything here in FOREVER.

Sorry!

I've not forgotten, I'll be writing some stuff sooner or later!

But this just felt like something I had to share.

This is an actual comment that was posted to one of my blogs. I didn ... Click to read the rest

feel differently about what you already have

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-15

"As soon as you start to feel differently about what you already
have, you will start to attract more of the good things, more
of the things you can be grateful for."
— Joe Vitale: Hypnotic marketer and author ... Click to read the rest

DARPA - Local Motors Open Source vehicle

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-15

http://www.gizmag.com/darpa-xc2v-design-challenge/17863/

In an effort to streamline the design and build process for manufacturing military vehicles, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is enlisting the “power of the crowd”. ... Click to read the rest

THE SOLDIER and the Rose

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-15

THE SOLDIER
Author Unknown

John Blanchard stood up from the bench, straightened his Army uniform, and studied the crowd of people making their way through Grand Central Station. He looked for the girl whose heart he knew, but whose face he didn't ... Click to read the rest

Life Is Beautiful

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-15

A wonderful movie based on this premise was 1997's Life Is Beautiful (which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film). It told the story of a Jewish man, Guido Orefice (played by Roberto Benigni), who, along with his 5-year-old son, was interned i ... Click to read the rest

Fuzzy Thinking

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-15

Focused Thinking: Eliminate Fuzzy Thinking Forever
By Rich Schefren

In order to go from fuzzy thinking to focused thinking, you need to know the answers to three questions...

What exactly do you want?
What's the absolute minimum necessary ... Click to read the rest

Flywheel Momentum Metaphor

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-02-22

Quoted from an email today by Rich Schefren :

Here's a metaphor from the best selling business book From Good to Great by Jim Collins.

"Picture a huge, heavy flywheel - a massive metal disk mounted horizontally on an axle, about thirty feet in ... Click to read the rest

The Internet and your Local Business

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-03-12

As a local business owner, it easy to feel threatened by the Internet. What if all your customers start shopping on line, you might think?

A few years ago I was at a meeting with other local business owners, just before a wedding expo.

The flo ... Click to read the rest

Wow, what a year so far!

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-11-19

What a year its been so far. Yeah, I know, I already said that in the title.

I think for now I'll write a quick post, then when I have time I'll go back and write a few more posts to fill in the details, fair enough?

So, we start at the beginn ... Click to read the rest

The Client / Vendor Relationship

By Carlin Comm posted on 2011-12-26



I saw this recently on "Clients Suck" website (http://www.clientssuck.net/the-vendorclient-relationship/) and had to sa ... Click to read the rest