Unless someone can prove that infallible gods are living among us, then the assumption is we’re all human beings. That means there are four attributes that make us alike:
I recently called a large national bank to get some information about my account. Before even speaking with a human being, I was prompted to enter two personal pieces of ID into the phone. When I finally reached a representative, I had to answer another two personal questions. Now, I understand the security issues associated with telephone banking, it’s for our own (and their) protection. I do believe however, that this was a Continue reading
It seems that everybody at one time or another has met someone who might be described as a “natural born” salesperson. As human beings, we tend to stereotype people in our minds and label them as having an ability which is unique to that individual. But the reality about sales and working with customers is that it’s a learned skill. Most salespeople have crafted their art over time by repeated practice and customer interaction, Continue reading
Google Maps is an incredible resource for virtual sightseeing, but it’s also home to some quirky and mysterious finds, from shipwrecked boats to a Photoshopped Irish prison. For example, much of North Korea is not visible on Google Maps, aside from the city of Pyongyang. Zooming in to North Korea — a nation known for its Internet censorship — will most likely get you an up-close look at rocky terrain, even in heavily populated areas. Continue reading
From emergencies and blackouts to sleepovers and camping, flashlights are useful in a variety of scenarios. Now, smartphone-charger can be added to that list. It’s an unexpected benefit of ChargeLight, a rechargeable, dockable and portable LED flashlight that doubles as a battery pack for any USB device.
For years, traditional AM/FM radio was the only form of media built into cars, but advanced alternatives such as Siruis XM, Pandora and other radio services have been added to the in-car repertoire. With more choices now on the market, drivers and automakers are still trying to figure out which form of radio is best for the dashboard. Continue reading