Don’t be that guy emailing customer service that your site is down when customer service’s site is down too. Make sure you have a telephone number to an actual human being. It either gets done or someone else gets a crack at it.
It must be nice to be in with Dr. Arlene Ackerman. She takes care of her people. We’re not talking about her family although they probably don’t want for anything. We’re talking about the people that work for her in the Philadelphia School District’s main administration building also known by employees as 440.
It should be encouraging to learn that cruise ships hire 15,000 new job seekers a year, and that number goes up every year. Several new mega-ships have been launched in the past year, even with the economy being in the dumps. Believe me, there is work on the cruise ships for those who really want it; you just have to want it badly enough.
The problem is, there are so many illegal downloads. There were so many people streaming tracks illegally, and on top of that, the amount of money that you make from one download of a single piece of music means you make very little money, if anything at all.
Most successful people ask questions about many things. They don’t pretend to know it all. In fact, they don’t attempt to know it all. That is why they surround themselves with attorneys, accountants and so on.
33. This week, plan in your diary, just one hour to go through and discard stuff you don’t need. Do the same for next week and the week after that. One hour a week and you’ll save half a day!
25. Double your productivity by using a dictaphone. If you’ve never used one your own voice sounds strange at first but it takes only a week or so to get used to. Use the dictaphone for minutes of meetings, short notes when you’re travelling (but not driving, of course) and for first drafts of lengthy letters. Get someone else to transcribe the tapes.
Some people were lucky enough to actually get the window display when it was finished with. When it had been in the window for two weeks. It might be a window display of Pictures At An Exhibition.
If a member of the audience nails you with a question you can’t answer, don’t be afraid to say, “I don’t know. I’ll have to look that up and get back to you.” Thrashing around for an answer–any answer–will be obvious to the audience and instantly kill your credibility.