Going to do this post via handwriting. #different
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Anywho, if you’ve eaten with me you know that I can be quite annoying. I am picky and I ask for substitutions with 90% of what I order. I look at it as I’m getting what I really want.
How did this begin?
2 years ago I was eating salad and I mumbled about dressing on the side. These guys actually “car-washed” my salad with […]
A few weeks ago I was in Russia to speak at a conference. I spent a lot of time with a really impressive group of guys. I’ve joked in the past that I am “moderately rich”. These guys were much richer than me.
It was a fun and interesting experience and I thought I would share some of the insights I gained being around them. (Also check out what I learned on my trip to Cuba.)
1. They do not ask for […]
215 commentsApril 30, 2013
In 2013 I was graciously invited to speak in Australia.
They offered to cover flights and hotels.
I generally don’t ask for speakers fees cause I love sharing my stories and working with people. And I have and know how to organize conferences so I know there are always more costs than expected.
…But traveling costs me time, money and I like being at home with my tacos.
Because of the coffee challenge, it encouraged me at the end of […]
19 commentsDecember 22, 2012
Last week I secretly snuck into Cuba to celebrate a close friends 30th birthday.
It was like traveling through a time machine back to the 1950s and I was shocked how many of the locals were excited that I was from Estados Unidos (United States for those non-Spanish speakers).
I was fascinated by some things I wanted to share with y’all:
Options are good and bad. Most of the food is government controlled and they are limited with their food trade. Hence at […]