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Andy Leonard is an author and engineer who enjoys building and automating data integration solutions. Andy is co-host of the Data Driven podcast. Andy is no longer updating this blog. His current blog is

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Published Friday, August 19, 2011 10:30 AM by andyleonard

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Robert Matthew Cook said:

Thank you for the offer and thank you for the suggestions.  They remind me of the suggestions at Random Acts of Kindness-

August 19, 2011 9:47 AM

jonmcrawford said:

For anyone in doubt of Andy's offer, don't be. I count myself immensely lucky to be acquainted with such a gentleman and will vouch for his willing and helpful advice. (I even brought up the chickens)

Thanks again Andy!

August 19, 2011 1:49 PM

Ralph Wilson said:

I can not only vouch for the sincerity of Andy's offer but also for the wonderful sense of fulfillment when you get as selfish as he is.  

I have enjoyed watching the reactions of people (especially those in the armed services) when, for instance, I tell the cashier at StarBucks, "I want to pay for the drink of the next person/soldier in line . . . but don't let them know who did it."  It's one way I can show my appreciation for _their_ sacrifice and, by not claiming credit for it, I leave them knowing that they are appreciated but not knowing who to try to pay back. ;-)

Even just opening or holding the door for someone can be a "selfish" act . . . I'm old enough to have a daughter and granddaughter for whom I hope someone may be holding a door. ;-)

August 19, 2011 2:41 PM

Aaron Lowe said:

Keep this up!  I make it a point to call and/or text at least 1 person a day just for the purpose of encouraging them.

Usually goes something like "I just wanted to encourage and love on you today.  Have a great date and be blessed!"

Usually some of the best parts of my day!

Love the transparency, Thanks and keep it up!

August 29, 2011 7:00 PM

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