Ideas for SIRIUS XM survival

I had XM radio installed in my car last Christmas and I’ve been hooked ever since.  For real, what’s a guy to do with an hour commute each way to and from work?  The standard radio station selection is riddled with commercials or music stations that repeat their programming every 4 hours. Today SIRIUS and XM released their merged channel Read More …

What’s wrong with Circuit City?

It was reported today that Circuit City has filed for bankruptcy protection. This appears to be the last resort in a series of troubled events over the last few months.  The CFO, Bruce H. Besanko, claimed three contributing factors: erosion of vendor confidence, decreased liquidity and the global economic crisis. I polled my car pool partner, let’s call him Mac, today Read More …

Zappos customer experience

Much has been written about the Zappos.com return policy for shoes.  It’s perhaps the most consumer friendly return policy you’ll find.  Check this out: Need to Return Your Purchase? It’s easy, and it’s FREE!* If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, we will be happy to accept a return for a full refund. You can return your purchase Read More …

Is blue the new green?

The November 2008 edition of Inc. Magazine has a great article on the shrinking natural resource of clean water.  If you live in an area that hasn’t already been hit with water shortages, severe drought, or water contamination issues then count yourself lucky.  You can be assured that elected officials around the world are taking notice of the areas already Read More …