How To Win Friends And Influence People With Donuts and $2 Bills

Here’s something I wrote 10 months ago, but it’s Father’s Day so I’m posting it again.  Happy Father’s Day, Dad! Although his ended tragically, Ernest Hemingway led an interesting life. Writer, outdoorsman, celebrity. He was also a salesman because he knew how to persuade in 6 words or less — “For sale: baby shoes never…

Time Travel Blues

Recently, at a trade show snack bar at McCormick Place in Chicago… Sometimes my ideas start on cocktail napkins. I was coming up with something for the flux capacitor. I took a long look at the logo on the napkin in front of me, my scribbles and sketches of flux capacitors alongside it. It was…