RR176 Word of the Week: Usury Cambridge: the activity of lending someone money with the agreement that they will pay back a very much larger amount of money later; the lending of money at extremely high interest rates Oxford English: The action or practice of lending money at unreasonably high rates of interest. Investopedia: Usury … More W.O.W. Usury
RR175 Topic: Credit Cards, Inception, Interest and in general. I find myself back in the hospitality industry and am reminded of how we tend to pay for food and drink. I remember the days of Master Charge and Bank Americard Bank Americard (from Bank of America nka Visa) inception date was 1958. It had a … More Credit Cards and Usury
RR172 Blue Light Up All Night WARNING Expletive PG-13 words damn it and God Blue light is good for you if you want to stay awake. If you are hoping to fall asleep anytime soon avoid it. This means any source of blue light including your phone, TV, laptop, desktop and for folks north of … More Blue Light Up All Night
RR169 Adulting, Being a Grown-up and Arrested Development I re-watched a TEDx talk by Alan Watkins and was again intrigued by his explanation of levels of awareness and the phrase “Disease of Meaning” A lot of the talk circulates on how we handle situations in our lives as our emotional self develops. I thought it … More Adulting, Grown-ups & Arrested Development
RR167 Word of the Week: Reciprocity This word is a good one to remember if you would like to have a beneficial relationship. It applies to business relationships and personal ones…even when there are amorous. Definitions: Cambridge: a situation in which two groups agree to help each other by behaving in the same way or … More W.O.W. Reciprocity
Could NZT be real…or some form of it? Nootropics are smart drugs. When I watched the movie Limitless I fantasized about being able to recall all my knowledge and memories at a moment’s notice when I wanted it. To me that would be a great superpower. Now we have something called nootropics. They have been … More What are Nootropics?
RR152 Adaptability WARNING Expletive: “bitching” is in this episode. I started thinking about how I often think I am looking for the impossible. I adapt, I modify but to what end? Learn some of the traits of people who are adaptable. We will go over the Myers Briggs test, Gallup Strength Finder test, the DiSC … More Adaptability and How it Serves Us
RR147 Insecurity, Why we can sometimes get that feeling. WARNING Expletives Kick ass, crappy and crap in this recording. Pretty much all of us have feelings of insecurity at some point or another. Where does it come from? Is it in that moment? Is it what someone has said? In this episode we go over … More Insecurity Why We Feel It
RR145 Word of the Week: Time Management Having trouble managing your time? Maybe you’re focusing on the wrong thing. You might be spinning your wheels. This week we are going over a few tips from a Toggl article that was a good place to start if you are time spent challenged. Like, share, comment, subscribe: … More W.O.W. Time Management
Expletive warning: happy ass RR144 Friends, Do We Need Them? Science and studies say yes. But what happens when your support group is not supportive? What if we never see them? Ried shoots from the hip on this subject this week and shares some food for thought on finding friends. Like, share, comment, subscribe: Home … More Friends. Do We Need Them?