Category Archive: Thoughts/Quotes

Jun 13

My Blog has been moved

So, I’ve migrated the blog over to StephenMeade.Wordpress.com.  This will enable me to update it more frequently, and use some of the social publishing tools like HootSuite and others.
For the newest, freshest information; please visit me here:
http://www.stephenmeade.wordpress.com
Below are some older posts and archives.

Nov 09

Why can’t a tax break be considered an “economic stimulus”?

I’m not trying to constantly make political arguments here, but I am curious with the fight that is coming up regarding the Bush tax cuts.
I continue to hear over and over (mostly from the liberal or democrat side), that “NOT” letting the tax cuts expire, at least on the …

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Oct 04

Can a new company be bigger than Face book? Google?

I’m often asked (or maybe it’s just my own delusional thoughts) about whether or not a company can be bigger than Google?
Well, I’ve become quite adept at making that assertion.
Part of the retort comes from the fact I’ve been compiling statistics and information as a case for the mobile messaging company we’ve been building that …

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Aug 16

The Food Police? Where does it stop?

There is a movement afoot (of course in the basket of Liberalism called San Fransisco), to regulate fast food locations that sells toys in the meals (ala Happy Meals and McDonalds).
Here is a link to the article- http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/2010-08-13-kidsmeals13_ST_N.htm
I find it interesting that the study conclude the kids like the toys better than the food.  Thus, …

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Apr 20

What would the impact be of 14 months from Eyjafjallajkoll?

What is Eyjafjallajkoll you may ask?
That is the name of the Volcano in Iceland that has been erupting.
http://tinyurl.com/y37pnnd
The one that shut down airline travel, paralyzed much of Europe, and ground business to a halt- all for about 5 days.
However, a little research would show that the last time Eyjafjallajkoll (yes, that is the volcano name …

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Apr 20

Working outside has it’s perks

I ran across a question recently about working outside or at coffee shops.
Can it be effective?  Why would you do it?  Do you even have an office? etc.
Well, here’s why I do.  I currently have a great office in West Hollywood, California, with double doors that open onto a patio, and situated directly over the …

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Mar 05

Thought for the day

During a planning session last night for our company Cenoplex- I learned of a great quote.
It is a spin off of “It’s always darkest before the dawn”, or the story- Three feet from Gold- in which the person stops short of his goal.
The quote is- “The impossible happens just on the other side, of where …

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Feb 11

Are you hunting Elephants, or are you hunting deer?

Are you hunting Elephants, or are you hunting Deer?
In light of the world of Political Correctness, I hope the following doesn’t offend anyone.
If anyone has built a company, or tried to sell a product or service, you will relate to what is about to follow.
Some products or services are best built for large companies, however …

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