The Real Smell of Success

By Michael Haynes | October 12, 2017

This is Belgium. Bruges to be exact. I’d like to say I took the picture. I’ve taken some great pictures in my day, but I think this one is a little too good and perfect. But I will tell you; I have stood at this very spot. It is as awesome as this picture looks. And it was at this moment; I loved what I did because I was able to stand there at that very moment and soak in an entirely different culture. And the Belgian beer. Seriously, the Westmal Triple. You have to have one before you die.…

US VP Pence Walks Out of NFL Game Under Protest

By Michael Haynes | October 9, 2017

Our look at the American protests continuing in the game of football, which is not our brand of football, but while that does amuse us, nothing delights us quite like a staged protest paid for by the American taxpayers. And that is precisely what happened yesterday. First, Mike Pence, the US Vice-President tweeted a picture of himself and his wife at the Indianapolis Colts game honoring QB Peyton Manning. The problem was, the image was one that was taken years earlier. In what was an apparent staged “protest” to the NFL players protest, Pence left the game before it even…

AIM Finally Bites The Dust

By Michael Haynes | October 6, 2017

In March of 2012, AOL declared it was killing AIM and canning the 40 employees that worked on the project. So…it’s just been limping along with no updates for the last five years? Those 40 employees must be proud because no one really noticed about the zero updates. It is clear that Facebook Messenger completely killed off any real reason to keep using AIM. Will there be anything that will be missed? Maybe a few things… The “Away Message” was a thing of art back when modems were king of the connection. Once broadband came into play you were “always…

Why Trump Can’t Erase Puerto Rico’s Massive Debt

By Michael Haynes | October 5, 2017

  $73 Billion. Yes, with a “B” and we didn’t stutter. When it comes to leadership, it is an area in which the President often fails. He talks a big game, but the facts are undeniable. In this case, he can’t just wave his magic wand and make the debt disappear. So how did it get so bad? Simply put, the government of Puerto Rico had a little translation problem from Spanish to English back in 1952. Don’t laugh, it really happened. The translation of “recursos totales” should have been “total revenue” but the leaders at the time decided it…

Equifax CEO Richard Smith Gets Grilled by Warren

By Michael Haynes | October 4, 2017

There is a major issue in the way corporations are allowed to do business after a serious breach in security. Equifax positioned themselves to give “free credit monitoring” to those affected by their data breach, but for only one year. Senator Elizabeth Warren pointed out in questioning that if just one million of the seven million people who registered for the free credit monitoring stayed on for just one more year, Equifax would earn over $200 million. LifeLock has seen its paid monitoring soar by 10x since the Equifax breach. And who does LifeLock purchase their credit monitoring services through?…

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José Mourinho – One of the Greatest Coaches in Soccer History

August 20, 2017

José Mourinho is regarded among many as one of the greatest coaches in soccer (football) history, and he is the current manager of Manchester United. In his 10-year managerial career, he has helmed top football clubs such as Porto, Real Madrid, and Chelsea. A Short Biography José Mourinho was born in Portugal on January 26th, 1963. From a young age, his mother encouraged him to aim for success in all his endeavors. His father was a professional goalkeeper and perhaps because of this Mourinho always had a keen interest in football. When his father moved on to coaching, Mourinho followed…

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Lee Kuan Yew – Leadership Transformed Singapore

August 4, 2017

Lee Kuan Yew was the first and longest-serving Prime Minister of Singapore. It was his leadership that transformed Singapore from a third world country into a thriving metropolitan city in just three decades. A Short Biography Lee Kuan Yew was born in 1923 as the eldest child of Lee Chin Koon. He studied in the top schools in Singapore and went to the London School of Economics briefly for his university education before moving to Cambridge where he obtained his Law degree. He returned to Singapore, where he became a legal advisor to student and trade unions. Here he made…

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Alexander The Great – One of The Greatest of World Conquerors

July 21, 2017

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