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Could Benign Neglect be the Best Government Policy?

I love plants but only the hardiest of them can survive my lack of gardening skills. A couple of recent plant-related incidents made me think we would all be a lot better off if our legislators governed the way I care for my plants. Incident 1: Orchid Cactus - photo by Jerry D Clement [...]

By | 2017-05-22T17:12:11+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Ripoff Report, Reputation Management & Google

I’ve had a number of clients over the years that have suffered serious reputation damage due to Ripoff Report. As you may know, Ripoff Report is a website that allows people to post anonymous complaints about companies and individuals. The complaints aren’t verified and will not be taken down, even if the target of the [...]

By | 2017-04-20T13:18:35+00:00 April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

What’s in Your Wallet?

Seriously, do you know what's in your wallet? If your wallet was lost or stolen, would you know what was in it so you could promptly deal with it? You may be able to quickly identify your primary credit cards and driver's license, but think about all the things we carry with us that we [...]

By | 2017-03-23T16:39:26+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Cell Phone Pictures Help Protect Kids and Elderly

Parents: Take a picture of your kids every morning. Use your cell phone's camera to snap a picture of your kids every morning. Make it part of your standard getting-ready-for-school routine. If something should happen to your child that day (if your child gets lost, is abducted or is involved in an accident), you have an up-to-date image [...]

By | 2017-03-18T18:02:59+00:00 March 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Tips for Keeping Your Resolutions – At New Year’s or Anytime You Make Them

In the interest of full disclosure, I admit: I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I make resolutions all year long—some of them I keep, some I don’t, and some get changed along the way. These tips will help you keep your resolutions, whether you’re making them at New Year’s or any other time during the [...]

By | 2017-03-18T18:29:16+00:00 December 30th, 2016|0 Comments