Tag: Hacks

JackNotes: Productivity Habits

JackNotes are quick summaries of notes I’ve taken from books, conferences, classes and life experiences. Productivity Habits Twice, Then Quit When you want to quit working for the first time, don’t. Push through and work some more The second time you want to quit, also don’t quit. Push through again The third time you want…

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MY CONFIDENCE SECRET (or How I Met NY Yankee Coach Joe Torre & The ‘Elvis Factor’)

When I first began giving speeches as a young executive in the corporate retail world at H-E-B Food-Drugs in Texas, I experienced various severity levels of anxiety. My key life experiences at that point had been journalism, private investigation and construction. In high school and college I performed as an Elvis Presley impersonator at high…

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How ‘Big Rocks’ Can Improve Your Home, RV, Work, Life Experiences

I’m grateful for over 30 years (on and off) of employment with H-E-B Food/Drugs for many reasons. Besides working with awesome Partners (employees throughout Texas and Mexico), I’m especially thankful for the learning and training opportunities that proved so beneficial in life. Learning and teaching Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma was especially rewarding. Even today,…

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Over 40 Uses for WD40

WD-40 Uses: ‘Water Displacement’ Compound. 1.      Protects silver from tarnishing. 2.      Removes road tar and grime from cars. 3.      Cleans and lubricates guitar strings. 🎸 4.      Gives floor that ‘just-waxed’ sheen without making them slippery. 5.      Keeps the flies off of Cows, Horses, and other Farm Critters. 6.      Restores and cleans chalkboards. 7.      Removes lipstick…

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