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Book Review: Uncommon Carriers

Uncommon Carriers, by John McPhee As someone who is interested in logistics, largely from my own personal experience, I found this book to be deeply interesting.  The author clearly has some personal interest in logistics as well, and knowing a … Continue reading

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Book Review: 136 Ideas For Rockstar Employee Engagement

136 Ideas For Rockstar Employee Engagement, by James Dodkins [Note:  This book was provided for review by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book greatly enjoyable to read.  Although I am a lyrical tenor … Continue reading

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In Praise Of New Things

From time to time something interesting happens at work, and that was the case today.  I don’t think that it was a particularly productive day today, but there were good reasons for that and hopefully the rest of the week … Continue reading

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The Payments You Have Withheld By Fraud

Recently, a friend of mine that I had met at the Feast of Tabernacles in Estonia who happens to be from Australia commented to me that I was the only person he knew of within the Church of God who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge, by Nina Stibbe Having recently read the first novel in this series (?), Man At The Helm, this book is more enjoyable when one has the context of that novel to work with.  Lizzie Vogel is no longer a … Continue reading

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Alterum Falsum Pavorem

This morning at work, around 10:30AM, there was a false alarm in our office that appears to have been limited to the third floor of the building, where I happen to work.  Most of my fellow members of the finance … Continue reading

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Book Review: Every Good Endeavor

Every Good Endeavor:  Connecting Your Work To God’s Work, by Timothy Keller In our contemporary day and age the problem of work and the dignity of work is a matter of considerable importance.  This has been true at all places … Continue reading

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Let’s Try To Focus On The Positive

Some years ago, when I watched television, there was a series of anti-smoking ads from a group that called itself Truth–quite a daring name to choose–and I was generally amused by their advertisements, not being a smoker.  One of their … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Case Of The Early-Morning Burglar

I was minding my business towards the end of the work-day, working on matching some policies between commissions and our CRM, when my supervisor commented that we nearly didn’t have work today.  My curiosity was piqued, so he and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Joy Of Doing Just Enough

The Joy Of Doing Just Enough:  The Secret Art Of Being Lazy And Getting Away With It, by Jennifer McCartney Secretly, or perhaps not so secretly now at least, I consider myself a lazy person.  Like many people, I justify … Continue reading

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