Readers blogs in Living
July 27, 2014
| E2 Moments: Enough is Enough!
E2 moments?! What the heck are these? Oh, you know what I’m talking about. These are those painful moments in time when our gut viscerally sends us that message, “um, this isn’t working, there has to be a better way.” These are moments pivot us into...
Posted by Senseisahnyathom at 7:54 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 21, 2014
| Read This Before You Rush Out to Buy The Wheelbarrow
If you haven't heard the news already, brace yourselves: Starbucks is set to raise prices tomorrow on a variety of drinks. As reported by Barry Horovitz in the USA Today on Friday consumers can expect the following increases:• 15 to 20 cents: Tall and Venti Latte and Mocha drinks in som...
Posted by paulwinghart at 7:07 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 15, 2014
| When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Sure You Have Some Water and Sugar Handy
'When life hands you lemons, make lemonade!' This time-tested soliloquy is not without merit. In fact, it is more popular then ever these days as life seems to be distributing more lemons than anything else. As a result, this simple, positive affirmation is often utilized to remind ourselves (or ...
Posted by paulwinghart at 1:42 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 13, 2014
| Hats Off To You, Boss!
Recently I was talking to my wife about seeing “My Boss” during the upcoming week. As pretty much entirely self-employed, who do I refer to as my boss? My boss will always be my boss. It isn’t because she has any official position any longer of being my boss…....
Posted by SmartiKnocks at 7:27 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 11, 2014
| Reciprocity 101 at the School of Smart Knocks
When I first got started in the business services field, I met a lady who told me that she was listing the traits she likes and doesn’t like in people. This had a professional bend to it, but with a topic like this, personal and professional traits often mix. When she showed me ...
Posted by SmartiKnocks at 8:32 p.m. | Talkbacks
| Milliennials (& Xers) Have It More Difficult Than The Pioneers in One Very Important Economic Aspect
When we think about the American Pioneer, we tend to focus almost exclusively on what theydidn't have. A job, for instance, much less a home. They tended to have little in the way of standardized education and were often at the mercy of nature's elements. They were without community and prot...
Posted by paulwinghart at 1:59 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 8, 2014
| Immediate Need for O Negative Blood Donors
BloodCenter offers State Fair tickets to those who come to the rescueBloodCenter of Wisconsin has identified a critical need for O negative blood donations.As a small token of appreciation, all O negative blood donors who attempt to donate Wednesday, July 9 through Wednesday, July 16 will receive...
Posted by michellepilak at 3:16 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 1, 2014
| Yellen's Fixed Income Economy by Paul Winghart
In an article posted in Bloomberg today entitled, "Yellen Spending Recipe Lacking Key Ingredient: Bigger Wage Gains", the authors pinpoint a key problem with all the euphoria sounding an improving labor market: no wage growth. This isn't surprising at all, though, when you factor in the...
Posted by paulwinghart at 9:40 a.m. | Talkbacks
June 27, 2014
| 5 Reasons Why the U.S. Isn't Turning into Europe
"Where's Patrick?", I inquired about my brother-in-law's obvious absence when my sister arrived to the family reunion this last weekend. "Oh, he'll be over shortly", she nonchalantly replied, "He wanted to drive the MOPED over here."I couldn't believe my ea...
Posted by paulwinghart at 6:28 p.m. | Talkbacks
June 24, 2014
| BloodCenter to Host Declaration for Donations Blood Drive
Come to the rescue for patients this summer and receive State Fair admissionMilwaukee, Wis. — June 24, 2014 — BloodCenter of Wisconsin is hosting the 13th annual Declaration for Donations Blood Drive as part of its summer blood donation effort, You to the Rescue.Do...
Posted by michellepilak at 9:36 a.m. | Talkbacks