Category Archives: Free Enterprise

What I learned from HGTV


I have come to realize that a new addition to my business is a fusion of my wife’s favorite HGTV shows. Continue reading

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Getting Even


I am looking forward to getting even with several people this week. They deserve what I have coming for them. I can’t wait to see the look on their faces when I do it, and if I am lucky, I hope several other people see it happen as well……. Continue reading

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THE NUMBER ONE, SECRETLY ENCODED, AND GUARANTEED RETURN INVESTMENT TIP FOR 2014!


Sorry about the title. I grow weary from all the similar emails I get and ads I hear that sound about as absurd. I do have a great guaranteed return tip that is based on 50 years of observation and a couple of years of actual application. Continue reading

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Too Big To CARE


Rick’s Law of Customer Service: For each 10% increase in scale, customer service drops 1%. Continue reading

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Public Service vs. Public Disservice


The attached link has me thinking of Alice in Wonderland and 1984 and seeing red. Seems the big guys, Wall Street, Hollywood, and Corporate Farmers, with former “public servants” representing them as lobbyists, snuck $76 billion in tax credits into the fiscal cliff bill. Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Deja Vu


Have you ever learned something, forgotten the lesson, then rediscovered it after you paid to discover it years later? I did this fall when I took on teaching a bunch of high schoolers how to start their own business. Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Accountability


The key, of course, to making this work was my willingness to actually do what they suggested. Continue reading

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