Co-Ops Should be a much Bigger Thing

Co-operatives (co-ops) should be way more of a thing than they are.  I think that when the government doesn’t want to do its job to step in and help the citizenry, an opportunity is afforded to ordinary people to Continue reading “Co-Ops Should be a much Bigger Thing”

It Felt Like I Just Freed Up Part of My Brain😳

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Happy Holidays!

I was just watching a  Netflix show called The Social Dilemma.  It was talking about how many of the platforms, including browsers and search engines are designed to manipulate our behavior.  I kinda knew that, but… it was one of those pieces of knowledge that you just stick in the back of the brain– for future use.😏

Anyway, I wanted to test that theory, so I cut off my phone.  I did not put it on vibrate.  I did not put it on silent.  I did not put it in airplane mode.  I cut it off. 😳 When I say that it felt like I freed up a portion of my brain, Continue reading “It Felt Like I Just Freed Up Part of My Brain😳”

Business Taboo: Bad Service

It is my opinion that the watchwords for every business should be ‘good service’. It really takes no extra effort to smile and welcome someone into your store. If it is a bother for you to do that; then my question to you is WHY are you in business and operating a storefront?

Okay. I was in a business establishment recently in which I think I received close to the worst service ever given by a business.
Yes, I was there to pass out my business cards and information; but I was also actually there to check out the nice display of boats and other items they had.

So anyway, when I first entered into the place, all the people, who I guess were salespersons, were huddled around a desk.
They all looked in that direction, because they all heard the door open. However, acknowledging that a potential customer had entered was not part of their operating procedure or training. No ‘hello’…no ‘we’ll be right there’… no nothing.

Continue reading “Business Taboo: Bad Service”