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Buy Local. Then Review your Review before You Review

Buy Local. Then Review your Review before You Review

When a small business of 7-19 employees and 1025 clients receives a complaint it can turn that company upside-down for a few days.

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Stop Fining Pro Athletes

Dear Pro-Athlete Agents of Discipline, If you would like to curtail particular pro-athlete behavior you may want to give up the fine. It is pointless. In fact, at best it is directed toward appeasing fans and not preventing future actions. The $25k fine sounds painful to a fanbase who have an average annual salary of […]

Jimmy Fallon, the Tonight Show, and What it Means for the Next Generation

I was born in 1982. I am a child of the 1980s and early 1990s. I am from the only generation to know what it’s like to organize meeting up with friends both before cellphones and after. I grew up on dial-up internet and AOL Instant Messenger, I then enjoyed the transition to High-Speed internet […]

Walmart,Sears Portrait Studios Go Out of Business

As I have made clear many times, I am a photographer and it is my primary business. When photography related issues make news I certainly like to comment on them. One major issue that came across my feed today relates to the closing of the ‘Portrait Studios’ within the stores of Sears and Walmart.  2700 […]

Defining a Clear Mission for your Company or Personal Brand

The most important element to any business is a palpable desire in the marketplace for its services. Beyond this, there are many things that should be considered prior to either starting a new business or making a major change within an existing endeavor. Planning is the wing man for success. Planning is the game. Talent […]

Baseball’s Disparity is NOT the Fault of Capitalism.

Baseball’s Disparity is NOT the Fault of Capitalism.

There are plenty of small market baseball fans, who also happen to be communists, who believe that the difference in the Houston Astros ($25m Payroll) and the New York Yankees (25m per back up catcher) is the fault of capitalisms cruelty. It is not. Baseball’s woes are the fault of their collective owners and league […]

5 Steps to Better Results When Answering Sales Calls

Had a great conversation with a fellow entrepreneur today. Brand new to a certain aspect of a similar industry, she expressed her frustration with a blown sales call. There’s nothing worse than doing everything right to make that phone ring only for something to go wrong on the line. You can feel it instantly. You’ve […]