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The Missouri Sky

Whenever I’m traveling, one of the things I miss most is the Missouri sky.  Even during the trip to California a few weeks ago, where we saw everything from beautiful wine country to world class beaches, the sky wasn’t of the same caliber.  Though the same weather patterns can sometimes spawn monster thunderstorms, they give birth to breathtaking works of art.  It’s that sky that helps make the ground so verdant.

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The Sultan of Brunei Has Played the Ace of Spades

For several weeks, I’ve found myself ruminating on a passage from a book I recently read during my research on the good, bad, and benign of multi-tier marketing systems.  This was part of my counter-evidence file; people who strongly opposed the model as currently practiced.  It was written by Steve Butterfield several decades ago and is…

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Hurricanes with Female Names Kill More Deadly

Study Claims Hurricanes with Female Names More Deadly Because People Take Them Less Seriously

Whether identifying changes in public policy that could do exponential good or revealing internal assumptions about the way the world works, mental models are the best construct I’ve ever come across to categorize, analyze, study, document, and reflect upon the universe.  Yesterday, The Washington Post published an example of cognitive bias when it detailed how how subconscious beliefs can…

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It’s Nestlé Dividend Day for American Stockholders!

Good morning, fellow Nestlé stockholders!  It’s that magical day of the year when the annual dividend gets paid out to American owners (or, technically, those who have opted to buy the ADR).  While those of you who hold your shares of Nestlé through Switzerland directly got your 2.15 CHF per share dividend on April 17th, those of you who opt for the Nestlé ADR traded here in the United States (which is likely most of you) get your dividends today!

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