business

Small Business, government, taxes, etc.

September 21, 2011

Mark Cuban lays out some ideas surrounding the topic of taxes and job creation… What bothers me are not the taxes I pay to help others and to support the services our country needs. What bothers me is the  mis-allocation and inefficient distribution of our tax money. Particularly when it leads to taking more money from […]

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Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear | Postmodern Times – WSJ.com

August 26, 2011

This is crazy. So one of the few storied manufacturers left in the US has to deal with this kind of crap every few years? We have no shot at rebuilding our manufacturing base with the overreaching environmental community, I’m afraid. On border patrol and customs: It’s not enough to know that the body of […]

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My Favorite Steve Jobs Quotes

August 25, 2011

Here are a few of my favorite Steve Jobs quotes: Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. I once had an employee of mine say that I don’t give enough compliments on people’s work. That’s because I expect good work to be done. That’s why I […]

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Why is HP Killing its PC Business?

August 24, 2011

This interview with Todd Bradley, HP’s Executive VP, clearly indicates mixed feelings at the top level with the recent decision to kill HP’s hardware business. In the segment at 1:40, they quote David Packard, You know the only thing worse than a shitty business? A big shitty business. And that is exactly why HP is […]

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