Why Fortnite matters

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Yesterday I read that Netflix believes that Fortnite is a bigger rival than HBO.  People are spending more time playing the game than watching Netflix, HBO, or Hulu programming.  What’s the appeal of Fortnite?  As an online shooter game that feels like it has been combined with Minecraft, it gives people freedom.  It enables people to make choices and create … Read More

Chasing overnight success

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I enjoy reading about overnight success stories in business.  These are people or companies that have struck gold with new products or services.  Being in the right place at the right time seems to help as does having the right connections.  Clever marketing schemes have helped some brands.  Regardless of what is being offered, I’m actually more interested in the backstory … Read More


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Dysfunction in families, businesses, and government can occur because people stop caring about what they are doing. Maybe people feel that their voices aren’t being heard or that no one respects them or their opinions. Whatever the case, it leads to people losing interest in the real purpose of the organization. A separate condition, but related to this, is that I … Read More