Extra “Data” Curriculum

I was approached (via email) by 14 year old Jacob “Jake” Dreiling, @quasarbooster, with a rather odd request.  He was looking for some “Extra Curriculum” around a specific topic that he is currently investigating.  See, Jake has a condition known as Asperger Syndrome and struggles with some abstract concepts, but he has an insatiable curiosity and a true love[…]


Alchemicalal-KEM-ik-uhl, adjective: Pertaining to the transformation of something common, usually of little value, into a substance of great worth. A few years back I wrote and produced a short film for college titled, “The Process,” in where a young spy foils the plans of an evil empire from taking the scientific formula to change lead[…]


“Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.” –Aristotle The same could be said about the marketplace. Business success does not consist in merely possessing lots of customers, but in deserving them.  In my experience, the personal touch outweighs the good marketing plan, and they must work together.  A good marketing strategy[…]