Category: Life

Why I have a dent in my car

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“Yo!  I can fix that dent – it’s what I do!” I hear that a lot.  Today, it was from some guy that walked up to me in the drive-thru as I was ordering my lunch. See, I have a…

Customer Service (or not)

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I recently posted on another blog about the impressions we make.  For people who have public facing jobs, sales people, customer service reps – the impressions that you make are crucial to surviving in a truly cut-throat world.  I recently…

New Page

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Last weekend, I took my mom up to Rocky Mountain National Park – the pics are now available here on the site.  I built a page to showcase the best of the best. Take a look and let me know…

A funny thing happened on the way to the outhouse

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Went to the Rocky Mountain National Park over the weekend – had a blast. (photos forthcoming after I sort through them) Took my mom, who’s never been.  Heck – I’ve never been either!  I’ve been to Estes Park before, but…

Why cell phone companies suck

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Is there anyone out there who can truly say, in all honesty, that they like their cell phone company? When my friggin 2 year contract was up, I started shopping around.  My current company made me an offer that sounded…

You're not writing this down

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I don’t take notes. Well, I say I don’t take notes but really, sometimes I do.  It would be more accurate to say that I rarely take notes in the way that most people take notes. I was recently in…

Truly viral marketing

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If you’ve had any fast food recently, you’ve probably noticed all the crap on your receipt. The back of the receipt is covered in crap as well – all trying to get you to phone in and give them your…

Lunch and people who don't pay attention

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It’s not that difficult really.  You goto lunch, you order some food, someone makes that food for you and hands it over. It never ceases to amaze me how little people pay attention anymore.  I went to Arby’s today –…

Blizzcon 2008 Announced

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Blizzard Entertainment has announced the next installment of their BlizzCon gaming convention.  It’ll be in Anaheim again, at the convention center there on October 10th and 11th 2008. I am seriously considering going this time around.  This is the third…

Irony, thy name is my job

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As someone who doesn’t particularly like to have his photo taken, I find it ironic that I spend my days telling people in sales positions that it’s time to update their photos for marketing. It’s amazing how people in customer…