Category: Opinion

Technology: helping kids grow or stunting their growth?

So much debate is surrounding this topic. I am sure everyone has seen the meme circulating on social media with the two groups of kids standing side by side saying “glad I grew up like this, not this.” Showing kids playing outside next to an image of a group of kids all on their phones.  It’s the go play outside vs. the go play on your phone, tablet, or computer.   Is there such a thing as too much technology too soon, or not?     So is technology a good thing for the youth of today, or are...

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New Year New You

New year’s resolutions are like a good kick in the butt, we all need them to start off the year the best way we can. Although, they vary for everyone, whether you are trying to stop eating that divine chocolate slab that you hide in your kitchen cupboard or drinking the cheap wine from the store down the street, or even just to be nicer to your mother in law on those dreaded Sunday family lunches. We all need those strict guidelines to help us stay on track. Now, what if new year’s resolution became new year new you?...

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Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Kill the Cell Phone

Background  At the F8 Facebook annual conference Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a 3 part plan to eliminate the smart phone. First part is to come up with a cool game changing technology, Secondly you build the product, thirdly you build an ecosystem so that developers can add applications and build their own businesses around it. Facebook’s Side  If everything goes according to plan according to Facebook by 2026 the whole world will be connected to the internet by 2026. With a new craze of smart glasses Snap chat came out with, Facebook also believes that the future of smart phones...

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Bitcoin or Bit-Bubble

Bitcoin or Bit-Bubble Everything new and different goes through phases. There’s the “start phase”, when no one knows what it is, but a few jump on board and are extremely passionate, determined, and dedicated to make it work. Then there’s the “success phase”, where those early adopters start to see others make money and want to get involved in the success. Lastly, there’s the “everyone gets in phase” as it appears to be a win so everyone wants a piece of the action. The Bubble is what follows, and whenever there is a bubble, the bubble ends up bursting. ...

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Celebrity Brand vs. Your Brand. Are they Different?

Celebrity Brand vs. Your Brand Entrepreneurs should always consider unique ways to stand out from the crowd when creating their business. There are important questions that need to be asked: What makes your brand unique? Is it the name? The logo or product? The tagline? Facebook, Twitter and Instagram aren’t just your normal marketing channels anymore. They are a platform to encourage engagement with the world. Every social media outlet offers unique ways to get your message, voice or persona across. The most dynamic social media presence for celebrities is connecting and conversing with their most important stakeholders, their...

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