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Lessons from abroad

August 1, 2007 - By

All my life I have wanted to visit Ireland. Even before I learned the details of my heritage there, the lure of this simple, magical land seemed to call me home. read more

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Sweet dreams and safe results

August 1, 2007 - By

Because of the nature of my work, I am exposed to many nightmares when it comes to propane accidents. I see the press releases citing injuries, inaccurately stating probable cause, quoting innuendo from neighbors and trying the case in the media. read more

Propane marketing in a ‘blink’

August 1, 2007 - By

In his latest book blink, author Malcolm Gladwell (also author of The Tipping Point) examines how people make snap judgments. He is fascinated by how, in many circumstances, the snap decisions are better than those using more analysis and information. read more

Why do companies settle lawsuits?

August 1, 2007 - By

Virtually all claims for injury, death or property damages never reach a jury verdict. Many of these cases get close to reaching a jury verdict but settle at the courthouse steps. This has resulted in expressions of frustration from attorneys, clients and insurance companies over the many years I have been a trial lawyer. read more

Congress’ latest activities are high-energy

August 1, 2007 - By

Trying to stay updated on energy legislation this year is no small task as hundreds of legislators working through dozens of committees put their mark on what the Democratic leadership hopes will be comprehensive energy legislation. read more

Buried Treasure

August 1, 2007 - By

Far removed from the grueling pace of a frigid Northeast winter season, Dayne Brady wipes the sweat from his face, squints into the brilliant sunshine and recounts the details of his company's $3 million investment to more than double the bulk storage at the only propane company that has ever operated in the Caribbean Islands. read more

Glowing Opportunity

August 1, 2007 - By

Having the capability and desire to offer customers propane-powered zone heaters, grills and other indoor and outdoor auxiliary appliances can add some significant sizzle to your bottom line. Marketers actively working these categories say they are achieving a competitive advantage over retailers that don't supply this equipment or the related installation and maintenance services. read more

Wasted dollars, time

August 1, 2007 - By

I just finished reading your article (CETP e-learning) in June's LPGas magazine and felt an overwhelming need to write this letter. read more