After Irma: Yard care, surviving the heat, and power restoration

Hurricane Irma. She was the worst. Here are three Bad Business Ideas for post hurricane happiness. Glass Grass Driving through just about any neighborhood in central Florida, yard waste piles are prevalent. The cities and counties are doing a great job with the cleanup, but it’s going to take a while before everything is picked…

Bad Business Ideas – August 2017

August. A time of change. A change in the weather, in certain parts of the world. A world of Bad Business Ideas. Here are the ten remarkable ideas from the August, 2017, episodes of To a Certain Degree. Which were chosen? Which were left behind, like so many Augusts? Awesome show today with Lauren Morris…

The only app you’ll ever need

When it comes to the zombie apocalypse, if you see a one, it’s already too late. Sure, maybe it’s easier to survive than we think it would be. All the zombie movies and TV shows you’ve seen have prepared you to live a long and enriching life running and dodging and piñata-ing the undead. Hunkered…

5 Ways to Declutter Your Home

According to a recent study, life takes up nearly 100% of our time on a day to day basis. During these periods of being not dead, we tend to accumulate memories, both is our brain meat and by collecting various mementos. These artifacts may be photos. They may be physical objects. Too often, they are…

Bad Business Ideas – July 2017

I’m not one for hyperbole, but the 10 BBIs presented to guests this month represented some of the best new startup concepts that have ever been or will be. Having said that, here they are in alphabetical order: Bite Owl – Late night local treats Bulk Bank – The advantages of buying large quantities without…

One secret to making meetings better

Have you ever been in a meeting, especially running a meeting, and it’s not going the way you want? Maybe the energy in the room in waning a bit because people need some coffee. Maybe they aren’t paying attention because your idea is really hard to understand. Maybe you don’t even really have an idea,…