There has been frequent debate about what "Mind Your Ps and Qs" really means. It has come to mean a lot to me over the years as minding my own Ps and Qs, not the dogma of stale thought, became what is truly important to me. So, I have come up with my own definition of "Ps and Qs" (meaning "Poetry and Quotes"). Specifically, my own poetry and quotes which I hope will empower others as they have me. In addition, I've included a short story entitled "Stripper Witch," and an article entitled "More Marketing Advice" which will hopefully benefit not only nontraditionally published authors but those traditionally published as well.
From the authors who brought you M IS FOR METAL, comes the next installment. This time Punk is the focus. The rhymes are wicked, the artwork astounding! This title is great for those who remember 1977, and for those who are trying to reinvent it.
One cannot know anything about what is in the natural world until one is presented with it; but how one views what is thus presented depends on one's worldview and logical sagacity. Our actions,whether past, present, or future, were, are, and will be regulated by causes and their effects as manifested in events; in fact, our personal identities are defined by the events in our lives and by our worldviews. Young people should be acquiring discriminating skills to guide their thinking and to calculate their actions on these matters early in their lives, instead of being distracted by contrived trivialities and submitting their minds to manipulation by persons who are promoting their versions of the world that serve only their own vested interests.
It is humans who have to change the way they work in order to improve quality for customers. Improvement models tend to concentrate on the area to be improved, failing to provide a cohesive framework for the humans who have to implement them... "Mind Your Ps & Qs" is a concise handbook that fills the gaps left by the models. The advice offered is pragmatic, and does not shy away from the problems that will have to be faced in order to ensure success; specifically that everyone in the organization has their part to play. The author uses various "Ps" and "Qs" by way of illustrating what has to be done to successfully implement improvements. There are role-specific "Ps" and "Qs," as well as five that are vital to all improvement programs of whatever type: -Prepare -Quantify -Preach Quality -Persevere -People
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