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A ‘satisfaction guaranteed’ promise holds you hostage to another’s happiness

We recently discussed the real hazards of stamping “lifetime warranty” on your products. A close corollary to that is promising “satisfaction guaranteed” on your professional services.

You might make that offer because you are proud of the quality of your services — so confident that your work will be above reproach that you are implicitly claiming that you’ll redo the work or refund to make the customer happy.

Think about that outrageous promise. How can you possibly guarantee another’s happiness? Why hold yourself hostage to that? Do you think it impossible that at some point — probably nearer than you think — someone will ask you to redo your work for free or demand a refund, even on the materials you purchased?

First, there are perennially dissatisfied people in this world. Nothing makes them happy because it is their personality to criticize, be disappointed, and generally find fault with everyone

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Handyman Helper Is Now Offering Handyman Services To Sioux Falls Residents – Press Release

Sioux Falls, SD – Some jobs in your home require the attention of an expert. Whether a person has just purchased furniture that needs assembling or is moving and requires expert attention disassembling the furniture, there is only one company to call in South Dakota – Handyman Helper. Handyman Helper has been helping the members of the community to navigate complex installations, repairs assembly, disassembly, and all other handyman service needs, delivering the best quality services at the most affordable prices.

With help from the team at Handyman Helper, many members of the community have been able to live an accident-free life, especially because the team of highly trained handymen comes to their rescue, handling all of their needs and saving them from the huge cost of medical bills as well as the stress and worry of a DIY installation process.

Describing the commitment to overall customer satisfaction, the spokesperson

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Warren Buffett phoned Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson with a stimulus idea when the 2008 financial crisis erupted. It may have saved the US economy

U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (L) shares a laugh with financier Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, at the Conference on U.S. Capital Market Competitiveness in Washington March 13, 2007.

  • Warren Buffett phoned Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson at the height of the 2008 financial crisis with a suggestion that likely saved the US economy from an even deeper recession.
  • The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO proposed the government plow capital directly into banks instead of only buying their distressed assets.
  • Paulson quickly gathered the bosses of the nation’s biggest banks and convinced them to accept billions of dollars in investment.
  • The Treasury demanded preferred stock paying chunky dividends, as well as stock warrants in return, emulating Buffett’s bailout of Goldman Sachs in September 2008.
  • Former President George W. Bush called it “probably the greatest financial bailout ever” and said it “probably saved a depression.”
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Passaic Dignity Home Offers A Place For Homeless Individuals To Receive Mail

PASSAIC, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Having a mailbox is something most people don’t think twice about, but many homeless individuals don’t have a place to get important documents or letters.

The city of Passaic is changing that.

CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis spoke to a man who didn’t want to share his name but shared the hardships faced since losing his job as a handyman nine months ago.

“When you lose your job, you don’t got no money to pay the rent,” he said.

It’s a problem experienced by many in the pandemic. The man says no home and no mailing address means “for a job, especially if you apply for something, you never know they respond, you never know if they accept you.”

RELATED STORY: Volunteer Groups Gearing Up To Provide Coats, Blankets For Homeless Individuals As Temperatures Drop

“It came up in a conversation with me that some don’t have

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Carole Baskin gifted properties worth hundreds of thousands to handy man after husband Don Lewis’s disappearance

CAROLE Baskin gifted properties worth hundreds of thousands of dollars to her handyman shortly after husband Don Lewis’s disappearance, The Sun can reveal.

The new twist comes after handyman Kenny Farr’s ex-wife Trish claimed he told her Don was ground up and fed to the alligators.

Carole recently starred in Dancing With The Stars

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Carole recently starred in Dancing With The Stars Credit: Getty Images – Getty

A cadaver dog also recently picked up the scent of human remains just meters from a lake house that once belonged to Don, raising further questions about the mysterious case, which gained worldwide attention in the docu-series Tiger King.

Investigator Jim Rathman, who conducted a lengthy probe into the case for Tigers, Lies and Cover Ups, an Investigation Discovery documentary, says he uncovered unusual connections between Carole, Don and Kenny including how Kenny brought home all of Don’s gun collection around the time he went missing.

Property records shared with

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Dodgy tradie jailed for home improvement scam

A SERIAL fraudster who posed as a general handyman and answered advertisements for home improvement jobs across the Clarence Valley but never did the work, scamming his victims $6800 out of pocket, has been jailed.

Mark Andrew Hughes appeared in Grafton Local Court on Tuesday for sentencing after he pleaded guilty to four charges of dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception.

The court heard the offences date between September 2018 and January 2019, and involved Hughes answering four separate adverts on Facebook community groups from across the Clarence from people looking to engage a tradesman for general home improvement work.

According to the agreed facts, the 47-year-old answered the advertisements as part his general handyman service A1 Complete Property Maintenance and in each case responded to notices posted on Facebook groups asking for work to be done.

The court heard Hughes responded to the posts made by the victims and

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HAPPY HANDYMAN: Superior Shield will keep silver polished for many months

About this time of the year I get many emails about polishing silver. I always ask if the silver is plated or if it is sterling, because it does make a difference. Polishing silver actually removes a small amount of the silver to reveal clean metal underneath.

Plated silver is not all created equal. Some décor pieces are lightly plated, and if you use polish too much, you will remove the silver plating. So always know what you are working with.

A safe cleaner is one that says “mild.” If you have silver plate, look for a cleaner that lists that specifically on the label. I like Wrights’s and Howard’s Silver Polish. Both of these products mention safe on silver plating. If you have sterling, you can use a stronger formula. But those smell so bad. If polishing silver is not your favorite job, let me remind you about Superior

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2020 General Election: Carson City Supervisor Ward 2

Maurice “Mo” White

Position sought: Carson City Supervisor, Ward 2

Occupation: Retired Diesel Mechanic.

Age: 62

Contact: MauriceForWard2.com; 775-297-6484; MauriceForWard2@gmail.com; Facebook Maurice For Ward 2

Maurice “Mo” White
White

Record of service: Due to an eye injury at 12 years old I was not able to serve in the military.

Volunteer work: 1991 – 1995 Cofounder and board member Carson City Pop Warner

1991 – 1995 member – Carson City Youth Sports Association

2008 – present member – Ormsby Sportsman’s Association

2010 – present founded – Veterans Guest House Endowment Fund

2010 – present member – Community Foundation of Western Nevada Legacy Society

2013 – 2017    member – Carson City Airport Authority

2013 – present  member – Sierra Nevada Forums Steering Committee

2015 – present  Board of directors Nevada State Prison Preservation Society

2019 – present   member of The Peregrine Fund Leadership Council

The Parts House, Gardnerville, Nevada

April

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4 Mistakes that Drive Service Agents Crazy

From installation problems to warranty equipment misuse and abuse, here’s what service agents want you to know about the issues that make work tougher for everyone.

To start, this title probably comes on a little strong. The men and women who run service agencies are businesspeople, after all. They genuinely appreciate their customers and know the success of their agencies is due to the operators who call them and the supply chain partners that work alongside them.

It’s just some issues can get under their skin. Problems that come up again and again. Headache-inducers that could be done away with through a bit of education. In the end, they know that if operators take the time to learn about and avoid these issues, everyone, from rep to dealer to operator to service agency, will save time, money and plenty of aggravation.

Mistake No. 1: Not Thinking Through Installation Early Enough

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St Andrews to Sir Andrew as Mackenzie given knighthood

The latter honour recognises his services to science, technology and business, but also his role in fostering the relationship between Australia and the United Kingdom.

That relationship has, since June, been the subject of negotiations over a Free Trade Agreement that could boost relations with Australia’s seventh-biggest trading partner.

Sir Andrew says it is a relationship that ”is going to become much more important in the years to come”.

“With Brexit coming, whatever your persuasion on that, it is going to result in a more sovereign United Kingdom which will want to choose how it makes friends all over the world and will be much less constrained in the terms of doing that,” he says.

”The tyranny of distance is much less of a problem now for nations to collaborate. I think that was true anyway and I think that has been accelerated by the fact we now have to

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