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The World Needs More Jimmies

​​The World Needs More Jimmies Jimmie never had any motive for liking you. He just did because you are you. He doesn’t lie about anything, not even himself. He will offer you the wisdom of a King in the words of a sailor. You’ll never go a minute without laughing around him, and laughing is…

What is Your Winter?

What is Your Winter?   For me, it was watching my hero almost lose everything he had worked for. His winter was the American economy in 2009. I had a front row seat for the whole battle. The kind of front row where the slap of every blow echoed in my chest and the heat…

How To Have More Bliss

Who is the most blissful person you know? Think about them for a moment and ponder on why that is so.   What do they spend their time focusing on? What do they spend their time not focusing on?   A complete stranger taught me a lesson this week. He wasrelaxed, reading a fiction book.…

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Gum Ball Advertising

  Gum balls are sweet. Kids like them. You can have one for a quarter.   Gum ball advertising offers instant gratification. Discounts, promotions, and special events are the messages of gum ball advertising. Shout your offer as loud as you can to as many people as you can, “hurry, act now, it won’t be here…