Reflections of Worldwide Rail Journeys
This article offers reflections and memories of world rail journeys after a four-decade Certified Travel Agent and international airline career. They include both long-range, such as trans-Canada, and short-range, such as with the Cog Railway in New Hampshire and the famous Flam Railway in Norway.Reflecions of Worldwide Cruises
This article offers reflections and memories of worldwide cruises and crossings. They range from the traditional Caribbean ones to those in Alaska, South America, Europe, Russia, the Norwegian Fjords, Africa, and the Canary Islands, as well as transatlantic crossings with Cunard’s famous “Queens.”Nothing Happens Until Somebody Sells Something: How to Improve the Process
You may be familiar with Arthur “Red” Motley’s quote, “Nothing happens until somebody sells something!” Leaving aside the extent to which Motley’s perspective might or might not be true, effectively managing the sales process and maintaining a path of steady revenue growth are every-day objectives within organizations of all types and sizes. And while many external factors, such as variation in the economy or increased competition, can significantly impact results, the selling process – like all processes – can and must be studied and continually improved. Here are few ideas on how you might go about doing so…Dear 911 Dispatcher
You and I may never meet in person, but know that your voice will be forever etched on my heart. It was just a few weeks ago that you received a call from a hysterical wife who heard her husband crash to the floor and realized that he wasn’t breathing. Because of your training, your insight, your professionalism and your calming and persistent voice; somehow your voice and your words penetrated my brain; and my arms and hands that had never performed CPR took on a life of their own and followed your detailed instructions thereby making sure that he…Relationships: Are Some People Here To Save/Rescue Others?
There are some people who typically come across as weak, powerless and incapable, and then there are those who typically come across as strong, powerful and capable. The former can look towards the latter to save them, and the latter can do what they can to save the former.