One of the most common pieces of advice many people hear is something along the lines of, “Everything in moderation.” Of course, this advice usually comes in response to over indulgence in something that the advice giver thinks is bad for you. “Beer is fine, but in moderation.” “It’s OK to watch TV / play […]
If the government were run like a business, what kind of business would it be? What does it mean to “run government as a business”?
On Monday (24 September), the Social Media Club St. Louis (@SMCSTL) hosted a panel of bloggers to discuss, what else, blogging. It has been many years since I first started blogging and the reasons and results of blogging, not to mention the tools, have evolved quite a bit. The panel shared some great insights into what motivates […]
Wordcamp St. Louis 2012 was a great way to spend the day, here are three of the talks that really stood out for me.
A businessperson wants to run a business that makes money, and big is better. A person in business wants build a business around something they do, and big sometimes (often) gets in the way of that.
An American businessman was standing at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish. “How long it took you to catch them?” The American asked. “Only […]
Conservatives claim a “liberal bias” of the mainstream media. Is it really bias, or just a different way of looking at, and discussing, the world?
This is one of those videos that everyone should watch at least once a year, just to remind them of the power of a smile and a kind word (or two).
For many years now, video and audio-only presentations of live music have been treated not just as different packages, but as different products. When will physical and digital presentations of live music also be seen as different products, and not just different packaging?
When did teaching start being seen as such a bad career choice, the last resort of “those who can’t”? We (as a collective society) revere coaches in sports, and go to great lengths to find great coaches for our precocious little athletes. Why don’t we give the same respect and support to, and expect the […]