Rotterdam Not Novo Mantra

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I have heard, “Rotterdam Not Novo” so many times now, my ears are ringing! It has become a mantra. CI dip and pay in Rotterdam not Novo. Buyers, brokers, agents, all seem to have enough offers from Novo and don’t …

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Does the word ‘mandate’ have any worth?

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I think the word ‘mandate’ is thrown around so much, it has lost its value. I keep hearing, “I am a mandate, she is a mandate, I know a mandate, I am direct to a mandate, I only work with …

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Many Rivers, One Sea

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One day as I returned from lunch through our lobby, a spacious area bathed in Silicon Valley sunlight, three men wearing the blue lab smocks of engineers jumped up from their seats and tackled me with a chorus of questions. …

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The Ocean Is Calling

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The ocean is calling, I have to go. It soothes me. It calms me. It energizes me. It gives me life. Viva nature!

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No Match

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This week I met a happy young man with a lovely smile and radiant face.  He helped me with some work and then I asked his name.  He said, “Saddam Hussein.” Taken aback and certainly not expecting to hear that name I blurted, “Are you …

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4 Men, 2 Paths

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This week I met four men.  Each has a different story to tell.  Two have similar stories and lifestyles.   Two have different lifestyles, but both are worlds apart from the other two men.  In simple words, two are the same …

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