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Winners of the Weak

Manipulation of Employees is a Sign of Much Bigger Problems

First Walmart suggesting what employees should say or think and now Google. Manipulation of employees is a sign of much bigger problems within the organization and a characteristic of the “Sociopathic Business Model. Read more on the Google story below: http://valleywag.gawker.com/leaked-memo-google-tells-employees-what-to-think-about-1505505585/@sambiddle...

Pissing off the Pope and other Charming Childhood Stories

I’ve had a problem with religion since I was old enough to think for myself, much to the frustration of my parents, which was probably when I was about eight (See Jesus and His 64 Pointy Disciples, Blog posted on January 2, 2014). Let’s look,...

Sheryl Sandberg-A New Billioniare and One of the Youngest Females

Bloomberg reports that Sheryl Sandberg of one of the youngest U.S. billionaires. “Did she do a billion dollars-worth of work? I don’t know,”David Kirkpatrick, author of “The Facebook Effect,” a history of the company, said in a telephone interview. “She had the good fortune to land...

When a Start Up should Just Stop!

Valleywag (photo and citing)* did a great piece on the 4chan founder, Chistopher Poole, who pulled the plug on his start up.  It’s a tough lesson but knowing when to say when is brave and should not be viewed as a failure but rather a...

Taking a Bite Out of Apple

Wow!  A $2,600 pet hotel bill?  And the family didn’t even have a pet. That’s how much one little girl spent on a ‘free downloaded app’ that required purchases of coins to get virtual pets and to feed them treats. The FTC determined Apple has to...

It’s Called a Heart

(Read previous blog posts: Jesus and His 64 Pointy Disciples and The Mouth in the Middle first) Most people, if they’re paying attention, have defining moments in their life, that help shape their future.  Sometimes we know what’s coming and can prepare and other times it...

Will You Laugh?

Yes, I’m very far behind when it comes to things on social media since my self imposed three year social media coma.  So there’s a really good chance everyone already knows about this guy/site.   If not, and if you need a laugh—read entertaining stories...