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"It's a Mexican Deal"

When living in Texas years ago, my good friend Wesley used to say, “It’s a Mexican deal,” about anything that didn’t make much sense or looked dangerous… or even a repair job done poorly. A car with a coat hanger rigged up to hold the door closed? “Mexican deal.” A car painted three different colors? …

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Making Criticism Productive (and taking back your personal power)

“All criticism is a form of blessing.” – Oscar Simpson There has been a lot of talk in the self help arena lately about critics and criticism and “negativity.” Some of the criticism has been harsh and inappropriate, some of it quite appropriate, and some of it entertaining. I myself have been criticized by others …

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