Author Archives: John

REAL ESTATE SALES & CREATIVE MINDS

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I am a real estate salesman and have been managing the Commercial Sales Department in my firm for almost 7 years. My standard uniform in the winter   consists of gray slacks and a navy sport jacket. … Continue reading

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HANDLING DIFFICULT PEOPLE

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I am a man in his mid-30s and have just been elected to the school board in my town. In the course of campaigning I visited both blue collar workers and young professionals in their homes. … Continue reading

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BEING BALD & WHAT KIDS DON’T KNOW

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   One factor which you have not discussed that would probably interest many readers is the effect of baldness on a businessman’s image. Being bald I wondered if it is better to wear a hairpiece or … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU MOVE & THE IMPACT OF POPULARITY TRAINING

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I am a software engineer and have finally been asked to move to corporate headquarters. It means money and prestige right away and hopefully bigger and better things in the future.   Corporate headquarters is … Continue reading

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THE NEED FOR AN INEXPENSIVE BUSINESS WARDROBE

Dear Mr. Molloy:   You wrote the other day that the new suits being pushed by the fashion industry were not what we once called serious suits. They did not include the colors and designs recommended in your books. You … Continue reading

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RADIO TO TV & OUT OF SCHOOL AND OUT OF WORK

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I have been doing a radio show for the last 12 years on handling personal finances and have been fairly successful.. I have been offered a local TV show which will start in two months. I … Continue reading

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A TEACHER’S IMAGE AND WOMAN WHO WANT TO MARRY

Dear Mr. Molloy: Three weeks ago I started teaching high school and to my surprise some of the male students intimidated me. My only teaching experience before was in junior high school and when I was challenged by a student … Continue reading

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MOVING UP IN AMERICA

 Dear Mr. Molloy:   My husband saw the handwriting on the wall long before any of his coworkers or I did and figured out that his company was going to lay off a number of workers including him. He started … Continue reading

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IN THE PRIVILEGED BUBBLE

  I sit here before my laptop hoping to finish this blog before my computer’s battery runs out of power. The reason I am not working on my regular computer is there is thunder in the background announcing the arrival … Continue reading

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TO TATTOO OR NOT TO TATTOO

Dear Mr. Molloy:   My mother is 45 and completely out of touch with what is going on in high school today. I made a stupid mistake when I told my sister who is a freshman in college that I … Continue reading

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