Monthly Archives: August 2014

Don’t Let Them Loose

Don’t Let Them Loose

Here's a great infographic depicting how companies retain their most talented employees.  Do you agree with some of them?  Infographic brought to you by mindflash.com.
Laws of Attraction

Laws of Attraction

There are laws that govern what people are attracted to.  These can be things, places, or people.  Here are some laws that you can utilize to make yourself or your business more attractive: 1. The more scarce you are, the more attractive you become. Similar to objects, the more rare…
Funny Pics 1

Funny Pics 1

Here are some funny pictures I've collected to help you get over the Monday Blues... What has the state of Hong Kong come to? Red Packet Dog >__<''' I KNEW beer was healthy. (...from Internet) Almost had me there... Translation fail... Makes sense. I like the 3 black dots underneath…
It’s Not The Blackjack Third Base’s Fault

It’s Not The Blackjack Third Base’s Fault

I'm an avid player of Blackjack.  Unfortunately it pisses me off when people tell you to do a move you shouldn't be doing, or when people blame you for their loss because you've made the dealer get certain cards.  This is especially true when you are sitting at the third…
False Business Claims

False Business Claims

Here are some business claims that sound good in theory, but don't work in practice: 1. If you can't do coffee runs properly, how could you even handle a million dollar deal? I would love to see a study showing a correlation between coffee runs and success in business deals.  Does someone who gets…
Diversification Or Concentration Of Portfolio

Diversification Or Concentration Of Portfolio

Many people assume diversification is good because it minimizes risks when one of your investments do not turn out to be expected.  This is logical, but in general you much rather have a few good selections than many selections.  Just before I begin though, I do want to give credit…
Why We Are Not Rational

Why We Are Not Rational

We are not rational. According to Merriam Webster, to be rational is to be "based on facts or reason and not on emotions or feelings."  Yet in life, most decisions are based on the combination of both, and usually more so from our emotions. Humans aren't rational because we don't…
The One Change You Need To Make Today For Your Store Layout

The One Change You Need To Make Today For Your Store Layout

It's a secret that many big companies have kept to keep their retail stores attractive and inviting.  Apple, McDonald's, Starbucks, shopping malls all share this in common.  Even I didn't notice it until I read about an interesting article that really got me thinking. More than a year or two ago, I chanced upon…
Cape Town Gorgeous

Cape Town Gorgeous

Hellooooo Cape Town Gorgeous! Ask me where my favorite place is to drive, and Cape Town will probably be at the top.  It's got one of the more scenic and beautiful views for a city.  In fact, Cape Town is probably one of my favorite places I have traveled, ever.  Beautiful…