Since I can’t really play golf (the greens are closed, it’s not the temperature stopping me!) I figure I’d write about it. It’s in the news this morning with a court decision that actually makes an excellent business point as well. While you might have seen the news story, I’m not so sure you thought about it in those terms. That’s why I’m here! Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2010
What’s among the hottest categories of gifts this holiday season? E-readers. Seems like everyone either has one, is giving one, or is getting one. I know of quite a few folks who are installing the Kindle software on their iPads to accomplish the same task. Hey – that’s pretty amazing – I just mentioned 2 hot items that didn’t exist a couple of years ago but now are everywhere.
As with a lot of things, I think it’s interesting to take a look back, so here are a few direct quotes to help you remember. Continue reading
I don’t know if you watched the 60 minutes story last night on endless memory. You can see the first part of the story here and there’s a link to the second part on the player. In a nutshell, the story shows 5 folks – including a famous actress – who have complete recall of every moment of their lives since they were kids. You pick a date, they tell you what happened. A lot of people think it’s some kind of parlor trick but the research clearly demonstrates that it’s real. I thought it was fascinating and I’d love to hear your thoughts. Of course, as I was watching, I had a business thought which I’d like to share with you as well. Continue reading
Let’s end the week with some drinks. It’s Friday and that’s sort of food-related, right? I’ve written before about the “Eat This Not That” series which took a foray into the world of cocktails the other day. Turns out there was a business point to be made along with all the health talk. The newsletter featured four of the world’s healthiest cocktails since, as they put it, if you’re going for the buzz, you might as well get some benefits right? Not so much. Continue reading