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Hugging a Wind Gust – How Smart Business People Do IT.

Like any hang glider knows, it is hard to control the wind.  What about Reed Hastings and Netflix?  A decade ago he was embarrassed to tell his wife about late fees on a video rental he forgot to return.  A trip to the gym had him thinking, “why can’t I make renting a DVD video like my membership at the gym?  You pay a flat rate per month and use it all you want.”   Does Blockbuster wish they could turn back the clock and not charge this one guy a late fee?  Here comes a wind gust.   Now Mister Hastings
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Never have children, only grandchildren. ~Gore Vidal

A month ago we had the arrival of our third grandchild.  Of course he is gorgeous.  How do we know?  We have pictures of him.  His mother and father were the recipients of a new Flip Video camera for Christmas, a gift from Grandpa Norton.  This neat little device allows the less than competent (like me) to take instant digital videos and then move them at will to other people. How do I know they are so easy to use?  Recently I was a speaker at a conference in Mississippi.   At the end of my presentation, I pulled out my
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