Short Shrift

No, I’m not writing with a lateral lisp.  I stumbled across this term while researching the birth of an industry.  We’re all familiar with the term short-order (service provided quickly) or short-changed (how Seattle Mariner fans feel this season after they let a 17 game lead evaporate over the last three months of the season, forcing us into another year devoid of post season play).

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Tom McTee
Bad vs Good

There is a battle going on and you are in the middle of it. No, I’m not talking about the Twitter war between you and your competitor.  This conflict has the power to fundamentally change the effectiveness of your business. Your image. Your legacy. 

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Tom McTee
Stuck on the Tarmac

Denver is everything I heard it would be.  Start with the awe-inspiring majesty of the Rocky Mountains. Add to that a boundless sky that stretches to the edge of forever.  And, don’t forget about the number of people with an affinity towards a recently legalized, aromatic hobby that fuels late-night runs to the store for Doritos. 

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Tom McTee
H.O.L.D. Please

‘Hold On, I’m Coming,’ by Sam & Dave is one of my favorite oldies.  It was blaring from my car stereo on the way to work.  That experience was able to pull my focus off of the gridlock that greeted me on my commute and sent me walking into the office to start my day with a smile. 

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Tom McTee
Oh No. Not Again!?!

Just when you were tired of hearing about it again, here we are talking about it again.  The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals. AGAIN. Not to mention LeBron James is participating in the NBA finals for the eighth consecutive year.  Nobody has ever done that. 

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Tom McTee
Red is the New Orange

Home ownership is a wonderful thing.  Except for when your dishwasher stops working, introducing your hardwood floors to the wonders of warm soapy water for a long period of time.  After turning off the water and the electricity to the area, I muscled the old unit out from under the counter to reveal the moist floor boards and the family of spiders who have taken up residence back there. 

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Tom McTee