More family. Reading, playing, calling, oh my! Read more. Books stick. Listen, read, do whatever is necessary. Complain less. There is a ton to complain about in the world. But, complaining doesn’t do shit. Do something about it. Allocate time on purpose. It is more clear than ever, the only commodity that matters is time. […]
The Turning Point
March 1, 2016 marks a turning point. What we are turning into, I do not know. On the right, I think today is the beginning of the end of the Republican Party. The desire for a tyrant, the tea party, the extremist, will result in most seeking to find some place to align their […]
Making the switch to WordPress
I have moved this site around quite a bit. From Blogger, to WordPress.com, back to Blogger, to Tumblr, and now to a hosted WordPress site. I will add functions and features to the blog, but expect more posts going forward, a newsletter sign up etc. Let me know what you think.
Scam Alert: Phising Telemarketing Call acting like Verizon Wireless
I got a call on my cell phone from 800-922-0204, which is an actual Verizon Wireless phone number. The message comes on and says they are calling from Verizon Wireless, and that I am going to get a $30 credit if I go to a website my 30 gift dot com. This didn’t […]
These are the spamiest most awful ads ever! A message to publishers, a warning for users.
One of the things that makes the web work is links. Links to content, pictures, videos and more. When we follow those links and we find interesting content, we read it, watch it, and enjoy it. From the beginning to the end. Whether those links we clicked on were from a social media site like […]
After a really good 2013, what will 2014 hold for us?
2013 is ending on a big up note, here are some of the highlights: The market is up over 25% YTD After the insanity of political polarization that led to a government shutdown, Congress got together and signed a budget for two years, not just one The Fed is going to start tapering Geo […]
Have a great Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is the best holiday in my opinion. I have a lot of reasons, but here are a few that stand out as the biggest: It is a holiday for everyone in the country, religion and other things don’t matter! It is a celebration centered around making friends and making peace. It is 100% not […]
The 3 Levels of Listening to Your Customer
Yes, you MUST listen to your customer. Listen closely and try to understand what motivates them to say what they say and do what they do. You must listen and interrupt what you hear and put that into action. Build new stuff and see if that changes what they say. The process of Build, Measure, […]
Why everyone needs to learn how to code
500 years ago, the printing press changed the trajectory of knowledge and information sharing. We have all heard that this has happened with the Internet, but its not just the digesting of information that is going to really change humanity. It is the ability to use the medium. And to use the medium, you need […]
What motivates people to work
There is no question, money motivates people. But the value of money diminishes over time. To keep a person motivated, there needs to be more, a lot more than money. Startups hang options out as a motivational factor. But that’s even less valuable than money. Options are worthless until the option holder can realize a […]