16 03, 2023

A Second Chance at a First Impression

By |2023-03-16T13:10:29-05:00March 16th, 2023|Articles|0 Comments

As the world continues to emerge from the pandemic, many are starting to venture out to restaurants and events, travel, return to the office, and otherwise meet people- in person!  A brush-up on rusty people skills may be needed. An old saying goes, ‘You never get a second chance to make a first impression.’  While the trusty piece of advice may be technically true, there is a unique opportunity [...]

7 03, 2023

A Revolution in 3D Printing

By |2023-03-07T12:30:40-05:00March 7th, 2023|Articles|0 Comments

A revolution is occurring in the 3D printing space.  For a quick definition of 3D printing- it is a manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital model file.  The technology works by adding layer upon layer of material to build up a complete object.  The addition of layers to create an object is why 3D printing is also called ‘additive manufacturing’, as opposed to traditional or [...]

22 02, 2023

Let’s Make a Deal! A National Sales Tax

By |2023-03-07T11:47:59-05:00February 22nd, 2023|Articles|0 Comments

Let’s Make a Deal… I’m not talking about the Monty Hall game show that ran from the 60’s until the 2000’s and still has a version in production today.  This post is about a proposal for a national sales tax. Would you exchange a national 30% sales tax for the elimination of federal income, corporate income, payroll, Social Security & Medicare (taxes), and estate taxes, as well as closing [...]

14 02, 2023

Capitalism Without Competition

By |2023-03-07T11:50:15-05:00February 14th, 2023|Articles|0 Comments

As of the date of this post, it’s been a week since President Biden delivered the State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress.  While I have an interest in just about all of the points made in the speech, something in particular struck a chord… “Capitalism, without competition, is not capitalism.  It’s extortion.  It’s exploitation.” Without going into agreement or not with every point of [...]