Year: 2014

Firing Henri

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You might remember Henri, the alias for the Nano-addict from a previous ARTICLE who presumably worked for our company. Remember though that I didn’t know quite what he did. At the time I didn’t really follow the marketing…

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Just do what? More de-motivation

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“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Facebook can be a lot of fun for finding the various ways that people stuck in their own little…

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Political History

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In my latest book, Carstensz, Stone Age to Iron Age [CLICK TO BUY] I describe my adventures and misadventures in Indonesia while climbing the highest peak in Oceania, Puncak Jaya, one of the Seven Summits. While I discuss…

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MLM Cynicism and Millionaires

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A very long time ago half of my neighbors and relatives got conned into some MLM thing or another. The most popular one was some soap company that for all I know is out of business now. Hopefully….

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Twenty Millionaire Secrets: The Luck Factor

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In a previous article on the Twenty Millionaire Secrets [HERE] I discussed the Chicken/Egg aspect of the equation. If you haven’t seen the statistics presented, take a second to go back and refer to them. First of all, through the…

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Price Matching 101

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A very long time ago I worked at a retailer that sold trailer hitches, among other things. In our town it was a pretty tight environment and we were actually all friendly with our competition, for the most…

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Millionaire Secrets: New iPod Color

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Several years ago, maybe 2005, I was working in a small office in a small town along the Wasatch Front between Provo and Salt Lake City. I was a partner in that company primarily responsible for the tech….

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Twenty Millionaire Secrets: Chicken or Egg?

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In this post on Linkedin [HERE] is a list of the twenty things millionaires do, presumably compared to people who are not millionaires. First Class Bus in Peru – $25 US Twenty Millionaire Secrets Revealed 1. 70% of…

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Isaac Asimov peeks into 2014 – transportation

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I’m enjoying looking at the compilation of Isaac Asimov’s predictions for the 1964 World’s Fair, and here are a couple more. “[H]ighways … in the more advanced sections of the world will have passed their peak in 2014;…

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Motivation and Demotivation Quotes on Facebook

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I post both motivation and demotivation quotes on Facebook regularly. The demotivation ones people pretty much just stare at, laugh a bit, like, and leave. And I also post some motivational quotes. Some are pretty obviously motivational and…

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