The anatomy of investing bubbles

And why they lean out the herd—but never die Jake Moore, a fictional Wall Street trader played by actor Shia LaBeouf in the 2010 movie Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, posed a question. “What is the definition of insanity?” he asked. “It’s doing the same thing over…and over, and expecting a different result. By that standard, [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:55:37+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Not tonight, deer: Tips to avoid hitting a deer on your motorcycle

In this RevZilla  Common Thread article, Mark Gardiner explores ways to avoid hitting a deer while riding a motorcycle. Read an excerpt here: "The Pittsburgh MotoAmerica round got off to a somber start last weekend when racers and teams learned that Brian Drebber, the popular series announcer, was killed while riding from his home in Georgia [...]

By | 2018-09-04T13:18:07+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Making it Personal: Why A Face-to-Face Approach Works Best in Business

Few people better understand the efficacy of the direct approach than Mina Chang, CEO of Linking the World International, an advocacy group. After assuming her position in 2010, the former recording artist endeavored to visit LTW teams in Haiti, Kenya, Thailand, Nigeria and the Philippines. That enabled her to further her understanding of what was being [...]

By | 2018-08-30T12:30:36+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Should Businesses Implement Blockchain?

Blockchain was invented to serve as a public transaction ledger for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Now, blockchain technology is used for so much more. There are, in fact, those who believe blockchain technology could in time be more significant than the Internet, with applications not only in banking but energy, health care, real estate and government services. Such [...]

By | 2018-08-01T20:59:46+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The best advice: look where you want to go

Lance Oliver writes, "In all my years of riding, I've learned a lot through experience, often the hard way. I've been lucky to hear the wisdom of teachers ranging from a former world champion, Kevin Schwantz, to the professorial safety columnist, Lawrence Grodsky. If I had to sift through all that good advice and choose [...]

By | 2018-07-05T17:53:29+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

How earplugs save your hearing and make you safer

Lance Oliver offers his insight on the importance of wearing earplugs when riding your motorcycle. Below is an excerpt of the article: "Riding motorcycles can make you happier ... and hard of hearing The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommends that workers should [...]

By | 2018-07-02T17:03:33+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Investing in Data Analytics to Improve Business Value

The words were uttered, though likely not for the first time, in 1978 by a pathologist named Edwin R. Fisher, and have resonated across the last four decades. “In God we trust,” he told a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee, while discussing the potential dangers of second-hand smoke. “Others must provide data.” Fisher, who died in 2008, [...]

By | 2018-06-29T14:28:41+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways Make a Deal During a Negotiation

Negotiation is an essential life skill, one we use to communicate, assess, and manage every day, in business and otherwise. For small-business owners especially, effective negotiating skills are crucial to the stability of their enterprises. Whether it’s negotiating with employees, investors, long-term customers, or suppliers, the best negotiations solidify deals that are beneficial and productive [...]

By | 2018-06-04T14:14:19+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments