Good Stuff! How to Make Meetings Work

Do you regularly sit through meetings that seem to accomplish nothing? Meetings where people drone on and on and on. Meetings where people discuss and no decision is ever made. Meetings that always slide off topic. Meetings that should never have been held in the first place. In many cases, the reason these meetings stink

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Good Stuff! Savory Thai, Planters Medley, Everest, The Arrival

I love finding little, non-chain restaurants with excellent, reasonably priced food. And I just found another one this week. It’s called Savory Thai, and it’s on 182 W Center Street in Orem, UT. Oh, baby. If you decide to go, you are in for a treat. We ate there in celebration of my third daughter’s

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Taggart’s and a Secret

Most of the time when you go to hole-in-the-wall restaurant, it’s a hole-in-the-wall. But sometimes you strike gold. And my youngest daughter and I struck big-time gold last week two miles east of Morgan, Utah, in the canyon between Morgan and Henefer off of exit 108. I’ve driven that stretch many times and never knew

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If you want to work with publishers, you need this. Right now.

Writers who want to deal with publishers need this book: The Nine Worse Provisions in Your Publishing Contract by David P. Vandagriff. And it’s currently free! Vandagriff is a lawyer whose business involves high-stakes intellectual property litigation. He has negotiated major contracts with a wide range of opposing parties, some of which include Apple, Hewlett-Packard,

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You want your kids to succeed in school? There’s one thing you can do…

Did you know that there is one thing that kids can do outside of school that’s been proven, over and over, to lead to them doing significantly better in all other subjects? And I mean all subjects. Math, history, science, criminology, psychology—you name it. There’s one thing, and numerous research studies have proven it, that

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Good Stuff! Those looking to seal their asphalt in Ogden, Logan, and Bear Lake areas

Folks with asphalt driveways and parking areas, I have something you’ll be interested in. I have a nice long driveway, about 5,500 square feet of asphalt. We hadn’t touched it since 2005 when it was installed. But asphalt doesn’t last forever. If it’s not periodically sealed, it weathers and cracks, and then the water gets

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