Do As I Say, Not As I Did

Do As I Say, Not As I Did

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LAUGH a LEARN This bestselling book is a collection of amusing anecdotes and useful advice on a wide range of subjects: money, relationships, parenting, business, work, cars, food a drink, life a death, education, health, technology, media, aging, time, animals, baseball, sailing, sex, writing a publishing and law. The book is the sada€”and also humorous and helpfula€”story of what the author did wrong over a lifetime and what he learned from his mistakes, plus what he learned from observing other people, companies, animals and events. Marcus often fantasizes about traveling back in time to warn himself not to make stupid mistakes. He says, qThe ten-, twenty- and sixty-year-old me might have ignored the advice of parents, teachers, doctors and accountantsa€”but not the advice of me. If I talk to myself I have to listen. While technology will not yet allow me to go back and talk to myself, I can warn and advise anyone else who's willing to pay attention. That's why I wrote this book. And maybe by looking back I can influence my own future.qIf you buy something with a prorated ten-year warranty and need a repair after nine years, the most you can expect is 10% of the cost. That may not pay for what ... I told the adjuster that I could take a bent, dull, rusted 30-year-old Craftsman tool into any Sears store and it would be gladly and immediately replaced with a bright and shiny new model. The adjuster responded that ... Sprint had reported that I owed them a few hundred bucks for cellphone service. I had previously been aanbsp;...

Title:Do As I Say, Not As I Did
Author:Michael N. Marcus
Publisher:silver sands books - 2015-07-08


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