Category Archives: Random

Is Anyone Stupid Enough to Care if a CEO’s Salary is $1?

I am not sure if it is an actual trend or I am just noticing it more, but it certainly seems that more and more companies have CEOs whose salary is equal to $1/yr.  Whenever I see stories like this I always shake my head in utter disbelief that anyone actually cares.  It seems likeContinue Reading

Thinking about all the Jobs I have had throughout my Life

I was listening to comedian Jim Norton on Opie and Anthony talk about his days working at Pergament which was a home improvement store in the New York / New Jersey area, and it got me to thinking what jobs I have I had in the past? I tried to put this in chronological order,Continue Reading

The Capitalist Class – Something to Strive For

I came across a fantastic article on About.com (something that almost never happens) titled, 10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class by Joshua Kennon.  I have never heard this term before, and rather than paraphrasing Mr. Kennon’s definition of the class I think it is more valuable to look at his characteristics of the same.  IContinue Reading

Back from Vacation

I just got back from vacation with The Wife, The boy and another couple we are really good friends with (who have “1 and a half  boys” – one is 6 months older than my son and the other is just about 6 months old).  We went to an all inclusive resort in Aruba calledContinue Reading

Funding growth by heading overseas

As the economy continues to struggle, many businesses are looking overseas as a means of driving growth. This notion is important, one of pushing into new markets and territories to expand your customer base and potentially grow your business. However, for some small businesses it is easier said than done. In order to push yourContinue Reading

Things to consider if you’re moving out of the city

London – a fantastic city to spend (or misspend) your twenties, and even your early thirties. There’s a buzz about the city that you just don’t find anywhere else in the world and something to do literally every minute of the day, no matter what your entertainment preferences are. However, there does come a timeContinue Reading