We’re not just talking peanuts here … we’re talking BIG business!
Sources: J.M. Smucker, International Jelly and Preserve Association, Peanut-Butter.org
Petey Comment – No big point to be made – simply thought this information would be fun for you peanut butter lovers!
The missing element in this recovery, says the Kiplinger Letter, is CONFIDENCE. Lacking a clear picture of what’s ahead, business managers are reluctant to commit to new hires, more space and inventory. Average consumers are loath to open their wallets for much more than necessities. And investors startle and sell at every negative bit of news.
Consider the missing elements in recovery …
With time…probably in a matter of months…the fear and uncertainty will fade, and stronger growth will reemerge.
Petey’s Comment – So much depends on where you live and how much confidence you allow yourself to have and take risk.
“I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship” Louisa May Alcott
Three truths about Gen Y
(Adapted from the Money Control website)
I’m often asked during my seminar based on “Bridging the Gen Gaps” to speak up for the Y Generation. So here it is … The Y’s will create an incredible and new world of effective and efficiency leading the following generation into their world of thinking. Together they will be the change artists with the capability to re-establish world balance.
If you are a Gen Y you may be asking yourself if you are getting a bad rap by being labeled as self serving. Please respond with your thoughts and set the record straight! If you are not a Gen Y – what do you think?
Quote … “Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.” – Denis “Waitley
“There’s an intrinsic value in doing something without being the best at it.”- Susie Gephard
Whether you’re a brand new manager, or you’ve just been promoted to a level of higher responsibility, you’ve got to watch yourself. Early mistakes can create an avalanche of resentment that will bury your potential and good intentions. Don’t commit these unforced errors:
(Adapted from The First Book of Common-Sense Management, by Diane Tracy) by William Morrow
Petey’s Comment – Not bad reminders for those of you who’ve been around for awhile!
It’s all about how much leverage we can get on such an ephemeral phenomenon as quick-set intimacy! The brothers Ori (a business consultant) and Rom (a psychologist) don’t dissipate all the magic for who would want to read their analysis if they did? They dig up considerable research and talk about a variety of clickmasters such as a hostage negotiator, a casting director, and a flight attendant to identify factors that catalyze such alchemy. And they make a convincing case that clicking does more than put you on a fast track to love or success; when you click you become yourself, only better. – Per Matthew Hutsons’ overview of their book.
There are 5 catalysts for connection;
Petey’s Comment – It’s a quick read & useful information!