Some of you may think this post is about online shopping carts, but you would be wrong. This is about good old-fashioned physical carts, the kind you would find at a grocery store. Last week Amazon Express opened up a store near us, and we had to check what all the excitement was about. Here's … Continue reading Shopping Cart Confusion
This past weekend my wife, son, and I went out to dinner in the wonderful small town of West Chester, PA. The town is the county seat, and in addition is home to a large state university, West Chester University (one of our swimming archrivals when I was in college). The town has done a … Continue reading Is It Just Me, Or Do You Also Think This Is Disgusting and Inappropriate?
Peter Drucker is one of the most well-known names in the world of business, often credited with creating the field of management. In the many business courses I have taken over the years, the odds were high that his name and his contributions would be a featured part of the course. So when I saw … Continue reading Dan Pink Summons the Spirit of Peter Drucker
I think it's time for me to stake my claim and make my fortune in the world of digital assets. This insight dawned on me the other day while I was reading an article about the metaverse in the Wall Street Journal. Sidebar - do not ask me what the metaverse is. I have no … Continue reading This Blog Post Can Be All Yours for Just $5,700
As I noted in yesterday's blog post, today was my first day of classes for the semester. The course I am teaching is a freshmen-level, Intro to Business course. I typically start each class by sharing and discussing a few articles from that day's Wall Street Journal. Since this was our first day together, I … Continue reading It Only Took One Day for My Students To Realize How Out of Touch I Am
I've written several posts over the years that were based on stories from the real estate section of Friday's Wall Street Journal, formally known as the Mansion section. To get you up to speed again on what kind of houses are featured in the WSJ, here is a selection of headlines from the last two … Continue reading It’s Been A While Since I Shared Some of the Real Estate Bargains Found in the Wall Street Journal
It's always fun to read (and then write about) something that is totally meaningless, yet can lead to heated debates. And that's what we've got here. A story in the Wall Street Journal a few days ago looked at the debate between those who like having a flat top sheet as part of their bedding, … Continue reading Are You Part of Team Top Sheet Or Team No Top Sheet?
Today, I was at the University of Penn Dental School's wonderful White Coat ceremony for the son of a cousin of a cousin (with an opening line like that, I know I've got you on the edge of your seat). The keynote speaker was the Reverend Chaz Lattimore Howard, the University Chaplain and Vice President … Continue reading A Perfect Setting for a Classic Joke
It's always fun to read men's fashion articles from the Wall Street Journal, since I always find them so over the top. Well, today I saw two headlines, with brief descriptions, that caught my attention: 4 Menswear Trends That Could Be Bigger than Tie-Dye It’s time to move on from ubiquitous, hippie-ish swirls. Experts predict … Continue reading Wait, What?
Below is the second post I wrote, more than seven years ago. Back then I was questioning what my passion in life was, what my purpose was. Well, now I'm 64 years old, and I don't think I'm any closer to discovering my purpose and passion than I was back in 2015. I am still … Continue reading Finding My Passion, Updated