FROM ASIA WITH LOVE.

FROM ASIA WITH LOVE.

Sometimes the hottest trends in other regions of the world are similar to those in the United States and sometimes they’re very different. Here are three recent chapters in the book of Asian cultural trends. Improving your future wife’s ROI. Single men in the Land of...
And Now For Something Completely Different.

And Now For Something Completely Different.

Online sales aren’t the only threat to traditional brick-and-mortar retailers. Direct-to-consumer (DTC – also abbreviated as D2C) companies have been implementing a brand new business model. They’re skipping retailers and selling direct to consumers. Early entries in...
Don’t Confuse Price and Value.

Don’t Confuse Price and Value.

A lot of stuff matters a lot more than money, as Seth Godin illustrated beautifully in his blog post The Money Maximization Distraction. Do we judge the quality of the teacher by the size of the salary? Of course not. Money may offer a scale of measurement, but it...
CLIMATE CHANGE CONCERNS AND NEW HOME PURCHASE

CLIMATE CHANGE CONCERNS AND NEW HOME PURCHASE

I’m thinking about buying a new home. Should I consider the risk of climate changes? If you’re thinking about buying a home, you probably have a checklist of qualities you’re looking for as you shop around. But have you considered how environmental...
Faster? Yes. Better? Maybe.

Faster? Yes. Better? Maybe.

Faster and more efficient mobile phones are on the horizon. That’s right, 5G is almost here, according to Network World. If you were never quite sure what distinguished 1G from 2G, or 3G from 4G, much less 4G from 5G, the answer depends on whom you ask (or in this...