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Can’t versus Don’t Want To

April 6th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips A recent experience with a customer-service organization illustrates how much of today’s “can’t” is merely “I don’t want to.” The topic of this blog is nothing new. That is one of my frustrations as this is an old habit that I wish and wish had gone away in today’s world of inter-networked […]

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Tags: Expectations · Life · People

The Myth of the Top-Tier College

October 4th, 2011 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Top-tier colleges? I think they are grossly over rated. I read this post recently about someone returning to a top-tier engineering school to recruit employees. He was impressed with the high-quality of the students and the competition among companies to hire them. Sigh. I’ve been in the workplace for 30 years. I […]

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Tags: Learning · Life

Some Essential Things for Life

August 10th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Okay, soon after reading you may start disagreeing with me. This is about T H I N G S. People are not mentioned here as they are in a completely different and far more important area of life. These are NOT listed in order of importance. Pencil and Paper – to record […]

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Tags: Life