Paul O’Flaherty recently tagged me to participate in the super villain meme floating around the Web. Maybe it’s not a meme, just something fun to try. So I gave it a go, and here are my results: So Paul and I are both Apocalypse, although after that the results are quite different. I was almost […]
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Me
Leah Maclean at Working Solo has tagged me with a meme that’s been rolling through the blogosphere. It asks people to post about 5 things our blog communities don’t know about us. I was happy to get tagged, cause it’s fun, and I like doing similar things with group writing projects I’ve created, but the […]
What a Poop-Covered Toddler Can Teach You About Business
The lessons we learn as entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t just apply to our businesses. That tells me that being an entrepreneur is more than just starting a company, growing that company and trying to earn a buck; there’s something more profound going on. Or at least more interesting! This morning my wife went […]
Take Risks But Don’t Cut Corners, You May Run Out of Gas
Recently I was rushing home to pick up my son from daycare. I was a touch late but luckily I’m only 15 minutes away by car, assuming there’s no traffic. Hopping into my car I realized that I was nearly out of gas. I was running on fumes. Five blocks from my office there’s a […]
Secret Sex Messages in Domain Names!
Did you know that there are many secret sex messages in domain names? It’s true! Who planted them there? Why? What nefarious plan do these sex-crazed domain registrants have for us? Maybe we’ll never know… Bill Sweetman at Sweetmantra (great blog name; no secret sex message there that I can see) writes about Delightfully Dumb […]
Listen to Your iPod While Sitting on the Toilet.
One of the things I’d like to do with IGotNewsForYou is add many more tech-related stories. I think there would be a certain appeal to having technology, blogging and social media-related stories in the mock news pages. So, about a month ago I started trying to write tech stories and came up with one related […]
Being an Entrepreneur is like Dating: Put Yourself Out There!
Inspired by Rick Spence’s call for startup advice/anecdotes I sent him an email with this thought, “put yourself out there.” (There was a bit more to it, otherwise I would expect Rick to hit delete rather quickly.) The gist of the idea is that entrepreneurs can’t be afraid of reaching out to people; even people […]
Corporate Culture Confusion: Naming Meeting Rooms
I just read Those $@!%ing Meetings! at Where the Hell Was I? and I’m still laughing! Apparently, in Charlie’s new office building, the powers-that-be have decided to name the meeting rooms on each of the 7 floors after famous mountains. I’ve never heard of something like this, but it certainly opens up the door for […]