Do You Consider Yourself on the Left or the Right?
Last Updated: June 28, 2013
I like being right, but unfortunately; I have perfected the art of making mistakes. I am now very good at errors. If you thought this article was about political ideology you will soon find out you are wrong and we can be in the same club.I Broke My ComputerOne day, while working at the computer repair shop, an elderly gentleman brought in his computer. I was getting all the pertinent information, Name, Address, etc. then I asked the wrong question.I asked what brought him in the shop today, and
The Wilderness: Heaven or Hell?
Last Updated: June 27, 2013
I have always considered myself to be an outdoorsy kind of guy. I like hiking, bicycling, canoeing, skiing, basically anything that will get me back into nature. I wouldn't consider myself an athlete because I don't do well in competitive sports. I didn't play basketball or baseball or anything that a lot of kids did when I was growing up. I was in my twenties when my friend Jim dropped by my office. He asked if I had ever done any back-packing. I had to confess that I had not but it
Lottery: The Retirement Plan For Those Who Don't Understand Mathematics
Last Updated: June 25, 2013
When my friends first heard I was leaving my good job to start my own business, they generally thought I was crazy. Even my friends from business school scolded me and said things like 'Don't you know most new business fail?' Owning Your Own Business - Insane!Of course I knew the odds were against me. There are all kinds of statistics on the probability of a new small business making it. I've been teaching business for years and every textbook has a different number. Some say 90%
Autopilot For Your Business: The Recipe
Last Updated: June 24, 2013
A business that runs itself?Wow, what a concept. I want one of those.I have been looking for such a business for years and years. There are tons of offers on the internet telling me how I can make big bucks while sitting on the beach. That would indeed be the life. Thank goodness no one else has ever thought of this, or everyone would be doing it. Right!I have been wrong a lot of times in my life, so I am certain someone will comment that they have been doing this for years and they definitely
Watch Out For The Deep Water
Last Updated: June 23, 2013
Things Are Not Always As They AppearWhen I was growing up, Mom and Dad were terrified of the water. We were not allowed to go swimming if we had eaten in the last 36 hours (ok, slight exaggeration) and we had to have at least three other people with us in case we were attacked by a shark. We live in the Midwest, there isn't a big incidence of fatal shark attacks here.At bath time, we weren't allowed to have more than 2" of water in the tub. We could slip, fall and drown in the bathtub. H