A Vote of Confidence…When It Comes to Money

Economics was never my thing.  It always felt like fuzzy math to me, especially when it comes to how theories are applied to practical use.  I have a simple understanding of supply-side, law of diminishing returns, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman.  So forgive me if I half-heartedly try to explain, from my perspective, about … More A Vote of Confidence…When It Comes to Money

Coffee Talk

Jeff Garrison of Sales Habitudes (@jcgarrison on Twitter) tweeted not too long ago to “stop the sales pitch. Start a conversation.” Recently in the social media world, there has been conversations about having “conversations.” Online newspapers struggling to get readers to “discuss” a news story, not post juvenile comments.  All over the internet world, there … More Coffee Talk

Do not pass go, do not collect unemployment extension

Late last night, the U.S. Senate “failed” to pass a bill extending unemployment benefits to people who are out-of-work.  They approved it 57-41, but as the Iowa Independent put it, “in the strange logic of Congress, that is enough to prevent the motion from moving forward for now.  The cloture vote has failed, likely meaning … More Do not pass go, do not collect unemployment extension