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Are Generation Y-ers Different? Do I follow the Stereotypes?

Are Generation Y-ers Different? Do I follow the Stereotypes?

I was reading an article today titled “Serving Gen Y Now: Advice on branding, service and capturing Gen Y – and its assets – now” in the August 2010 edition of Investment Advisor and it got me to thinking do I follow the mold of what people perceive Generation Yers to be?  Generation Yers are those born

What Does Patent Pending Mean?

What Does Patent Pending Mean?

The Wife received a cool wine aerator from a company named, Vinturi.  I noticed that the box mentioned that the technology was patent pending, and I thought to myself what does ‘patent pending’ even mean? Review of Vinturi Wine Aerator First the results of the product.  The product is a modern looking glass piece that

Some Past Financial Bubbles

Some Past Financial Bubbles

Considering our recent banking, and real estate bubble and all this talk about whether the 2 year run in gold is actually a bubble has me thinking about what were some of the bubble in our history?  What financial bubbles did our ancestors have to deal with? What is an Economic Bubble? According to Wikipedia,

Lessons Learned from Avenue Q

Lessons Learned from Avenue Q

To celebrate The Wife’s 30th Birthday I got tickets to Avenue Q off Broadway.  I will say it right up front, I am not a theater guy, but I will tell you I was laughing my butt off! Avenue Q is about, AVENUE Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes

Are you Affected by Paralysis by Analysis? How I try to Overcome My Issues

Are you Affected by Paralysis by Analysis? How I try to Overcome My Issues

Paralysis by Analysis or Analysis Paralysis can be defined as over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation, so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. A decision can be treated as over-complicated, with too many detailed options, so that a choice is never made, rather than try something and change if