Fun With WoW Achievements

Some folks raid and run heroics day and night, to take down the mightiest of bosses, and reap the most epic loot available. There’s so much more to explore in the World of Warcraft, though. I definitely enjoy raiding; it’s my number one reason for playing. However, I find a special joy in exploring the dungeons and quests once forgotten. The achievement system implemented with Wrath of the Lich King is a fun way to find something different to do, to break up the “grind”.

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Mail Fraud And You: Know The Law

I do a lot of international business online. A LOT. Every now and then, an overseas customer comes along and asks me to forge an invoice to save him a few bucks in duty taxes. While this hasn’t happened as much as it used to a few years ago, it still happens. Maybe they don’t know any better, but it still makes my head spin.

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Dear Facebook, Enough With The Dating Ads

One of my all-time favorite business books (on a topic that often leaves people divided) is Inside Network Marketing by Leonard Clements. There is a section where he posts real recruiting ads that are too hilarious to be true, along with some witty responses. Ads such as “Don’t Call This Number” (there was no number listed), “Ground Floor Opportunity” (for a 125-year-old company), and “Pays 100% on Level Six” (no explanation necessary). While I may not be as witty as Mr. Clements, I’d like to offer up some responses to the slew of internet dating ads that have been cropping up on Facebook more than I’d prefer them to.

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Thoughts on Entrepreneurship

What is entrepreneurship? In the traditional sense of the word, it is starting your own business; creating something out of nothing. To me it’s more than that, though. When most people think of an entrepreneur they think of someone in a suit and tie, perhaps in an office board meeting. In my little world, that’s not what it means to be an entrepreneur.

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