In Considering Buying Gifts for the Holidays

I thought about something the other day and I feel like it's more relevant than ever with that big C word coming up quickly with some who have already purchased most of their gifts. In many cases price plays a major factor in deciding whether to buy or not. And I understand that's it's important to consider price but I also wanted to explain what it's like from the other side, maybe for those who create and produce products and services. In most cases, when you take an entrepreneur o...
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The Coffee Shop Stranger

We were sitting at a coffee shop only a week ago. A man timidly walked over, stopped a good distance from us, almost intentionally trying not to intimidate; at the same time seemingly embarrassed. He said, excuse me sir. I looked over at a man who had sorrow in his eyes, who clearly had better days. He said, I don't have any gas in my car to get home. I drove all the way over here for my job and didn't stop because I didn't want to be late. I have money but it's in my wife's account, I onl...
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Stress Around Giving 

stress around giving
There is so much stress around giving at this time year. How much do you spend, what would someone like, where to find it, will they use it, appreciate it, the list never ends. I suppose I’m thinking, if you really want to make someone happy, if you want to give them a gift they’ll really like and appreciate. Course you could go to any box store, buy an expensive gift and depending on the price, see a big smile across their face. Personally I try to give more thoughtful gifts. Gifts that t...
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