Flawed Heroes Are Still Heroes

Flawed Heroes Are Still Heroes

The Imperfect Buddha is the Perfect Buddha

Why do we take such exception to authority figures who are less than perfect on the one hand, and find thought leaders who admit to their mistakes more credible on the other? It seems counter intuitive to expect perfection in all areas from those we consider experts...
Domestic Solar Brand Needs Repair

Domestic Solar Brand Needs Repair

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

Orders for domestic solar roof installations are, well, “through the roof!” As solar power finally becomes mainstream, we thought we’d share our experience with solar. We were early adopters. We put in our first solar array in 1998 and have been using solar to produce...
Most Microbrew Brands will Remain Regional

Most Microbrew Brands will Remain Regional

WEIGHT, WEIGHT – DON’T TELL ME

A microbrew, also known as a craft beer, is produced in a small commercial brewery that produces no more than 15,000 barrels (or just under half a million gallons) of beer per year. Exact definitions vary, but the terms are typically applied to breweries that are...
Facebook Reneges on Its Brand Promise

Facebook Reneges on Its Brand Promise

“YOU REACHED 9 PEOPLE”

Without notice to its subscribers, Facebook suddenly changed its algorithms, essentially reneging on its basic brand promise. Remember, the brand promise is not so much what is made by the brand owners as it is the expectations of the brand’s customers, what they have...