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50's Thoughts Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II Rome

Boring or Interesting – Part I

A few years ago, I attended a seminar on how to build a productive business network.  The best strategy for success:  Don’t be boring.   My first thought: why the negative?   The best strategy could have easily been:  Be interesting.    The negative versus positive approach made me curious.  What’s the difference between boring and interesting…? The […]

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Clanmother Kings & Queens Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria – Grandmother of Europe

As I look forward to the Victoria Day long weekend, my thoughts turn to the Queen that brought the British Empire into a new world order during a time of great change and uncertainty. Born on May 24, 1819, she came to the throne after the death of her uncle, King William IV, in 1837. […]