TITLE

Even with strange cats in the yard, get facts before making conclusions

AUTHOR(S)
Jay, Robin
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/16/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 24, pP26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on avoiding the urge to jump into conclusions and learning how to get facts. She notes that things may appear more than they really are when one does not bother to look at the details. She relates how her neighbors thought that she was going crazy while she was trying to drive a stray cat from her backyard. The author cites an advice given by her lawyer-friend on the importance of doing due diligence before making any decisions.
ACCESSION #
33947398

 

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