Fear and Taxes in Texas

With fear and interpretation I decided to waste my day at another government office. I arrived at the tax and registration building with a book in hand prepared to spend an uncomfortable amount of time waiting to get this handled. I arrived the Travis County tax office; the parking lot was full, and as usual…

Will the Gorilla Kill Twitter?

I believe the twitter bird is going to die. The benefit just doesn’t seem to be there. There is a lot of talking and almost no listening. Twitter can just barely be called social media. It’s more about me media. I have been using facebook now for about a year. and twitter for a couple…

Get the Boss To Pay You More

I realized that most of the posts on this blog are directed at business owners.  However there are a lot more employees than there are owners.  So I thought I’d talk to the employees. As an Employee How would you like to make 20% more? 30% more? 50% more? Here are a couple of examples:…

How To Steal a Mac – Windows 7

First thing you need to do is buy a PC. Then you too can help Microsoft steal all Mac’s cool ideas for the operating system.  I have the good fortune to work with a company that is a Certified Microsoft Partner.  So they have had Windows 7 for a couple of weeks.  I also own…

Outrage over bonuses

Wall St bonuses spark outrage on Main Street USA | Reuters Are you mad that wall street bankers are getting million dollar bonuses while you can’t make your house payment? Why do the get that kind of money and you can just barely get buy. Pay-for-performance is the answer. They get paid by what they…