Recently I have been introduced to a new word. The word is sapiosexual. If you knew me personally, you would know all about the excitement I have for dictionaries. Therefore a new word is always of interest to me. I like to attempt to incorporate new words into my vocabulary and conversations. This is certainly … Continue reading Sapiosexual
Recently I posted a blog about how consumers place value over price in their purchasing decisions. I used the blog to address the lack of value manufacturers are providing us with in their products. I would like to extend this point toward our stores as well. Many of our stores are guilty of providing us … Continue reading Part 2: How Do Consumers Purchase…
At first glance there is a deep sense of pride evoked by the notion of buying local. In retrospect though is the act of buying locally being informed by those who are preaching it so feverishly? I would suggest no. What Does it Mean to Shop Locally? To buy local means to spend your hard … Continue reading The Unilateral Effort to Shop Locally
Manufactured obsolescence is the term used to describe the behavior of companies to purposely manufacture certain parts out of inferior materials. Yes, you heard me correctly, PURPOSELY manufacture parts out of INFERIOR materials. They do this to ensure they will have a limited lifespan.This is not a whimsical concept or conspiracy theory, this is a … Continue reading Manufactured Obsolescence: The manipulation of the consumer.
In American society we are all consumers of one thing or another. We make decisions daily about what products and services we will purchase and consume. Our consumption extends even beyond the hours we are awake and continues even as we sleep. Most of us have a nightly routine of arming an alarm clock so … Continue reading How do consumers purchase; price or value?
So, if you are looking for something completely random, wild, fanciful, and unproven to read then I have written this for you. Many years ago I had an idea which I thought could explain Déjà vu. I, like probably many of you, experience déjà vu somewhat regularly. It is a phenomenon which has always intrigued … Continue reading Déjà vu and the Recorded Future Theory
Books come in many sizes and cover a variety of topics. Children’s books are filled with wonderful and imaginative pictures. Adult books shed their pictures and replace them with fanciful descriptions which create vivid images in the minds of their readers. Well written books have the ability to transport their readers to far away galaxies … Continue reading Our Value Of Authors
via Daily Prompt: Plop Plop is a truly interesting word. To many people, it holds a certain amount of negative connotation to it. It almost gives the impression of something messy, almost but not quite liquid hitting a hard surface. As a child I grew up with this word being associated with the sound and … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Plop
It has been said by many people there are only two kinds of individuals in this world; those who lead and those who follow. Other people say the same thing but put it in words like “there are wolves, and there are sheep.” Regardless if you have heard one of these or not, you … Continue reading Are You A Leader?