Oct
08
2013

Running on your income?

The other day I was listening to a discussion about how the government could not function without being able to borrow. (Read More…)

Oct
02
2013

Where are the workers?

Why does the phrase, “I told you so,” come to mind? A recent article in the New York Times about a company unable to find workers caught my attention. (Read More…)

Sep
25
2013

Keep your head in the cloud

A line from Joni Mitchell’s song “Clouds” says, “I really don’t know clouds at all.” I have the same feeling about cloud-based computing. (Read More…)

Sep
18
2013

Bad customer support

I have had experiences with customer support that range from most satisfying to infuriating. (Read More…)

Sep
13
2013

A wasted trip

A few years ago I needed a 220-volt, 15-amp on/off switch for a machine. A quick trip to the local electrical supply house was all it took. (Read More…)

Sep
11
2013

You are safest when …

There can never be enough awareness of the need for safe practices. We perceive ourselves to be “safe” when we feel safe and that can be the most unsafe condition of all. (Read More…)

Sep
03
2013

Holiday deadlines

It’s around this time of year that I get a little nervous about signing big projects. (Read More…)

Aug
27
2013

Upcycling

Another new marketing buzzword, but to me it’s just another word for scrounging, something I’ve long advocated to increase profits. (Read More…)

Aug
23
2013

To be decided

There are many times when we need to finalize a deal on the spot. (Read More…)

Aug
20
2013

Measure twice, print once

Now that a fully functional Crescent wrench can be produced from 3D printing technology, my crystal ball has shown me the future of the cabinet making process: (Read More…)