Social Media Engagement: Future Trends

Not long ago we would wait for the friendly neighborhood postman or for the long distance call. More recently, it is the ubiquitous email. They see the present and things have improved. We experience tweets, Facebook posts, and updates continuously. Not to mention the instantaneous aspect of it all. This evolution in gaining social engagement will reach new heights in […]

Disposal Communication – No Diapers

“Oh my gosh…he’s so little, does he know how to go to the bathroom yet?” People are fascinated that my son has never worn diapers. He is an excellent conversation starter. Elimination communication, aka No Diapers, is a recent trend in America, especially in my hometown of Boulder, Colorado. It is even possible to attend meetings with a group of […]

Financial fitness for the rest of your summer

Summer is halfway over, and warm weather, barbecues, and vacations have probably already taken a toll on your budget. It’s the perfect time to reevaluate your money goals by tracking your progress thus far. It’s important to stay proactive about overspending by executing smart approaches that will keep you financially fit over the summer. Review your current summer budget After […]

What is the best type of space heater?

Today, space heaters come in a multitude of designs and shapes, from electric to infrared and microthermal, from quartz to baseboards, and from kerosene to propane and natural gas. This can make choosing one of these appliances very confusing; however, there are, for all intents and purposes, only two fundamental types – radiant and convection. Your circumstances will ultimately dictate […]

Major League Baseball – World Series Payday

The St. Louis Cardinals earned a $323,170 bonus for winning the 2011 World Series. In all, players from 10 different teams received postseason bonuses, including four teams that didn’t make the playoffs. Who receives what is determined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Each playoff series has a separate group: the Division Series, the League Championship Series, and the World Series. […]

Corporate Policy – The Elephant in the Room

Corporate politics is everywhere. They inflict every company. In fact, it would be hard to find a senior manager who has avoided the fray entirely. Depending on how far up the corporate ladder you get, you’ll feel the heat the higher you go. Executives and professionals talk about it all the time, especially at cocktail parties, but rarely in formal […]