Christmas, of course, brings all kinds of memories flooding to our senses. There are the Christmas decorations, such as trees, nativities, greenery, and brightly-wrapped presents; the smells of evergreen, apple and pumpkin pie, turkey, and freshly-baked goodies. And if you are from the country, it means hunting and enjoying small game stew on Christmas Eve. […]
Category Archives: humor
So Get up offa that Thing and Dance—You’ll Feel Better! Every now and then, I am struck with a conundrum, and whether you believe it or not, so are you. Do I get up? I am not talking about when that annoying alarm goes off in the morning. That’s why they invented the snooze alarm. […]
I love a clever turn of phrase, and Febreze has hit a home run with their nose-blind commercial. It makes perfect sense that what is familiar to us, something we’ve grown accustomed to, sticks out like a sore thumb; or, more appropriately, a stinky smell to others. During the holidays several years ago, my child bride […]
Today, I’m flying from San Francisco, California to Bentonville, Arkansas. These two cities have very little in common and, one might add, are in different universes. Ironically, it is a nonstop flight! As a southern humorist and presenter, I can automatically dial my southernness up or down. Let me explain… In San Francisco in front […]
Let’s start simple. Say you are at the mall, and you’re not dying of thirst, but you could use a cool drink—some sweet tea, a soda, or a latte. What do you do? A) You fall on the floor, grab your neck, and start making sounds like a camel. B) You use your telepathic powers […]
customer service, humor, listening, negotiation, sales, upselling
Whatchatake? Getting Something For Something
Whatchatake? If you are a frequent eBay or Craigslist user, then you are accustom to the “Whatchatake?” OK, let me back up… I am a southerner, and part of our unique culture is that we love to take several words and jam them together into a bigger, more useful word. “Whatchatake?” is a southern word […]
change, communication, customer service, DRIVE, Edutainment, effective supervision, empowerment, ethics, honesty, hospitality, humor, leadership, listening, organizational culture, positivity, responsibility, stress, teamwork, The Five Rs, The Seven Cs
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