Date: May2012

Enjoy Ron Culberson's insights on a variety of topics

The Prom of All Proms

About this time each year, I mention one of the best done, and fun, community service projects that my Rotary Club performs. It’s called the Senior Senior Prom. Simply stated, it’s a senior prom for senior citizens. Is that cool, or what? About 200 area seniors pack the events hall at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church […]

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Hospice as a Business

As a former hospice social worker and senior manager, I was intrigued by an article in USA Today about marketing hospice care as a good financial decision.  You can read the article here:  Hospice Marketed as Cost Cutter. Essentially, one expert suggests that hospices can market themselves to hospitals, as a cost savings method, because […]

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What’s In a Name?

I saw this company on a morning walk in Raleigh, NC.  I’ve heard of Johnson and Sons and even James, James, James and James. But Smith and Nephew.  What’s next, Smith and First Cousin Once Removed…By Marriage?  

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Fun on Fixed Income

So, I’m 51 years old but don’t feel a day over 50.  Of course, 50 is the new 40.  I’m not sure what that means but it sounds good. Even though I feel I’m under the radar, age-wise, I am a fan of AARP.  I joined the minute I turned 50 because I wanted the […]

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Doing Customer Service Well

If you apply my philosophy of Do it Well, Make it Fun to customer service, you could call it “Do What’s Right and Make it Easy.” Surprisingly, we’ve all experienced a wide range of service experiences – from doing nothing to exceeding our expectations.  At the risk of sounding whiney, I want to share two […]

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Humor in the White House…Correspondants Dinner

The annual presidential comedy excursion took place this weekend.  Both President Obama and comedian Jimmy Kimmel did a great job entertaining the audience of media representatives, politicians, and celebrities.  Below are videos of both doing their shtick.  Notice the clever way they used current events and personal shortcomings to poke fun of each other and the state […]

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