Huffington Post Starts The “Political Digg” With Huffit

Huff It? Huffing? Are you a Huffer? There are no heated debates or flame wars on the internet like there are on political blogs like Huffpo. Usually they only happen on Liberal sites like Huffpo because most of the Conservative blog sites mediate out a lot of criticism. Voting And Politics … Hand In Hand … Read more

Motivate Your People … Stand In Front Of Your Army

A General who stands in front of his army will always have an army behind him. Alexander The Great knew that. He built an empire on it. Good politicians put in a solid days work on a Habitat for Humanity house. Lousy ones get their pictures taken holding a hammer. When it comes to motivating … Read more

It’s A Google World … And It’s Good For $2500 A Share!

If you bought Google shares during their IPO at $85, you made 5 times your money in about a year. Can you do that by buying Google stock today? No. But … Google shares are currently around $500. Could they go to $2500 within 5 years? I’m thinking yes. I just pulled that number out … Read more

Industrial Espionage In The Cola Wars

No Respect Vending machines never get any respect. If you’re a YouTube aficionado, you have probably seen a video like this one, on how to hack a high-tech vending machine. When I was a kid, there were still a few of the old single door vending machines around. You would put your money in, open … Read more

How To Speed-Read The Best Business Books In 20 Minutes Or Less

The big secret here is … you have to get the right copy of the book. Every year, throughout the year, Soundview Executive Summaries takes the best business books on the market and and boils them down to  an 8 page summary. No fat, no gristle, just 8 pages of meat! Time is money, and … Read more

Always, Always Keep Your Eye On Good People

It’s hard to find good people. Really hard. I have a whole binder full of business cards and phone numbers of tradespeople, suppliers, former clients, and people that used to work for me. Right now, I’m involved in a great little startup company. I pulled a pile of business cards out of my big binder … Read more

Donald Trump: Talk Like A Billionaire

A friend called me the other night to tell me that The Apprentice was on. It’s one of the few shows I enjoy watching occasionally. Because of the highly publicized feud between Trump and Rosie O’Donnell recently, I knew the new season was supposed to start soon. I didn’t know it had already started because … Read more

Bidding On and Buying a Domain Name

I did a bad, bad thing. I jumped into a negotiation without preparing a gameplan first. On the upside, I got what I wanted for much less than I was prepared to pay. I’ve been thinking about the domain for a while now. It’s catchy, easy to spell, and it pretty much sums up … Read more