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How Does Your Resume Smell?

20 December, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
The best time to be in a retail bakery is in the morning.  The aroma is overpowering.  Freshly baked coffee cakes and breakfast danish loaded with cinnamon and almonds. The smell of breads and cakes just out of the oven.  Wow, the aroma alone will sell the products.  It compels you to buy something, usually […] Read more»

Going The Extra Mile As A Leader

4 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
John is just returning from a long weekend with family in California so we’ve decided to share an oldie but goodie today. This piece was originally posted in January of 2013.   A baker’s dozen, a little something extra…   When you buy a dozen cookies, donuts, cinnamon rolls or other treats, bakery sales clerks will […] Read more»

Panic in the Church

19 July, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Most people will go their entire lives without being summoned to the church fellowship hall by a frantic looking woman who has grabbed the microphone from the pulpit and yelled, “John Self, you are needed immediately in the fellowship hall.” At the moment of the summons, I was in silent meditation for the bride and […] Read more»