Things Not Looking Good For Walmart

Posted by on Dec 8, 2012 in Miscellaneous | No Comments

This is just so sad I don’t even know where to start: Walmart’s first response to the garment factory fire that killed more than 100 workers in Bangladesh was to deny that any Walmart clothes were made in the factory. Then clothes from Walmart’s Faded Glory brand were found in the factory, so Walmart switched to […]

Worst Office Ever (Pic)

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Humor | No Comments

[Found via Pleated Jeans]

Inside Wacky World Of Boing Boing

Posted by on Dec 8, 2010 in Business, Media | No Comments

Fast Company has a wonderful, and detailed article on one of my favorite blogs, Boing Boing. Back in 1999, Mark Frauenfelder wrote an article about new web tools that made it easier to do something called “blogging.” His editors at the technology magazine The Industry Standard declined to publish it, concluding that blogging didn’t really […]

Amazing Inspiring Workspaces

Posted by on Sep 21, 2010 in Business, Design | No Comments

Mashable has a neat photo round-up of ten inspiring non-traditional workspaces. Hard to pick a favorite, but just love this above pic from Threadless Tees.

Business Lessons From Five Guys

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Miscellaneous | No Comments

Just a wonderful interview with Five Guys Burgers and Fries founder Jerry Murrell. Their entire focus is on the product. The magic to our hamburgers is quality control. We toast our buns on a grill—a bun toaster is faster, cheaper, and toasts more evenly, but it doesn’t give you that caramelized taste. Our beef is […]

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Posted by on Apr 7, 2010 in Books, Business | No Comments

I’m only about 75 pages into The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, but it is every bit as good as Moneyball, Liar’s Poker, and almost as good as the The New New Thing. I just really like the way he tells a story.

What Is In Reform For Small Businesses?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2010 in Business, Politics | No Comments

Something pretty darn important that started with Obama’s signing of the bill: SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS—Offers tax credits to small businesses to make employee coverage more affordable. Tax credits of up to 35 percent of premiums will be immediately available. Effective beginning for calendar year 2010. (Beginning in 2014, small business tax credits will cover […]

Seth Godin's New Free eBook

Posted by on Dec 16, 2009 in Books | No Comments

Seth Godin is one of the only marketing “experts” where I would actually pay for what they write, therefore a free eBook from him is a joyful day. Well that is what you get with What Matters Now, a free 82-page PDF eBook where he asked a number of “experts” to write brief essays about […]

Info Graphic: The Visual Growth of Wal-Mart

Posted by on Jul 18, 2008 in Business, Infographic | No Comments

I think we’re all aware there are a lot of Wal-Marts in the United States. But it really hard to grasp how their rapid expansion was until you watch this info graphic that visually shows how it occurred.