“People are your greatest asset.” 

“People are your greatest asset.” Cliché? No! Fact. In my brief experience of running a small business startup experiment, “people,” the employee has been the toughest challenge to operations.  The employee has confounded me.  Thus far the employees I have encountered have been, great at the job but limited in availability; or weak at the…

Overweight, Who Cares?

In April of 2013 I wrote: If you’re like me or worse the thought of dieting has likely crossed your mind. The idea of using #Hydroxycut (which I’ve witnessed work for two distinctly different individuals) has probably penetrated your thoughts. How about Jenny Craig? You’ve probably been one digit away from ordering an exercise video,…

The Bevel Experience 2018

I’ve been using Bevel since 2014. I wrote a review of the product back then, The Bevel Experience (entire review): (Conclusion) I used the +Gillette Fusion before switching to Bevel. I’ll admit, I did not have a problem with razor bumps, pulling, or irritation. If a man shaves correctly, he should be able to avoid bumps and…

Congrats Chief! FY19 Chief Results…

Congrats Chief! FY19 Chief results… R 081459Z AUG 18 FM CNO WASHINGTON DC UNCLAS NAVADMIN 191/18 FY-19 NAVY ACTIVE-DUTY E7 SELECTION BOARDS RESULTS// ABEC – Chief Aviation Boatswains Mate Launching and Recovery Equipment Adams Kyle Jo     013         Ayala Victor      017 Ball Jathan P     021         Barnaby David     001 Capps Ricky M     010         Carlson Nicho     020 Chacongalindo    …

Democrats Wrong About Republicans. Republicans Wrong About Democrats.

Democrats Are Wrong About Republicans. Republicans Are Wrong About Democrats. By Perry Bacon Jr. The defining divide in American politics is probably between Republicans and Democrats. It encapsulates all our other divides — by race, education, religion and more — and it’s growing. This partisan divide is such a big part of people’s political identities,…

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A Brush with Alcoholism

Alcoholism | ˈalkəhôˌlizəm | – noun an addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency. The idea of drink away the pain is stupid. Yet, some of us do it, polling indicates roughly 10% admit to it. The idea is prevalent, so much so that…

Amazon Prime

Get Amazon Prime for as low as $5.99 a month! Click to Subscribe to Amazon Prime! Amazon Prime Free Trial! I’ve been a Prime member since 2010. I was talking with a friend stationed in Japan, and he mentioned that he barely uses Amazon, and never considered buying Amazon Prime. I shared my view, and…

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What The Navy’s New Hair Policy Means To Me…

by LT Tiffany D. Pearson On July 10, leadership within the U.S. Navy took to Facebook Live to announce revolutionary updates to the military branch’s hair policy. Servicewomen would now be allowed to wear hairstyles such as braids, ponytails, and locs, which were previously banned. In this first-person essay, Lt. Tiffany D. Pearson explains how these changes…