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Sticks and Stones

A ventriloquist is touring the clubs and stops to entertain in a small town. He’s going through his usual run of off-color and “dumb blonde” jokes, when a well presented blonde woman in the fourth row stands on her chair and shouts: “I’ve heard just about enough of your stupid blonde jokes, you Neanderthal! What […]

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Change

In 1900, fathers prayed their children would learn English. Today, fathers pray their children will look up from their phone and simply speak English. In 1900, if a father put a roof over his family’s head, he was a success. Today, it takes a roof, deck, pool, and 4-car garage. And that’s just the vacation […]

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Opportunity to Change

Late one night a man is driving down the road, speeding quite a bit. A cop notices how fast he is going and pulls him over. The cop says to the man, “Are you aware of how fast you were going?” The man replies, “Yes I am. I’m trying to escape a robbery I got […]

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Woof

A dog goes into a Western Union office and says to the clerk, “I’d like to send a telegram.” “OK, please write your message on this card,” the clerk replies. The dog struggles to properly grip the pen in between his paws but manages to scribble on the card and hands it back. The clerk […]

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Sticks and Stones

The martial arts master spoke to his students: “Tonight I would like to speak to you about wise speech.  Wise speech is that which is truthful, gentle, helpful, spoken from a kind heart and is timely.” Then he spoke at great length about the harm that results from rude, mean spirited, harsh or careless words. […]

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Strategy Update: Would you rather add [20] $10/hour jobs, or [10] $20/hour jobs to our economy tomorrow?

Henry Ford made the joke, if he asked the community in the 1900’s what do you need to be more productive in the 2000’s, they would have answered: “faster horses.” We know today that we can’t grow the economy by just doing more of the same of what we did 10, 20, 30 years ago. […]

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