Christmas

Smart Gift Givers Earn More Cash and Enjoy Better Relationships: Here’s How You Can Become One (without spending a penny)

My latest piece, over at tech influencer Women 2.0…. The (Smart) Person’s Guide to Giving Better Gifts: Sure, it’s the thought that counts, but “empathy” remains the name of the game. The average gift is like a free sample at Costco; they’re good, we’ll accept them, but they leave us wanting more.  Be a value-add …

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How to Make Money by Going Against The Herd: An Underdog Story

(image credit: Rawbot) Over at my buddy, Jon Bales’ site, a compelling read: “…identify situations where others are overconfident and fragile and put yourself in a position to be the beneficiary if things don’t go their way. That was my approach here, as it is in DFS, but it’s very applicable to many facets of …

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How I Spent My Winter Vacation

I’m back. I spent the holidays overseas in my home country of Nigeria, with a brief stay in The Netherlands before that. The trip featured a celebration for my Grandmother, Ifeoma Okeke, and all she’s accomplished. You’ll find pictures of my family and friends from my stay in Nigeria, as well as some images of …

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Testimonies and Transformations: Man’s Tangle With The Supernatural

Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season. Consumer fervor and ideological hypocrisy abound as (not-so) evil businesses prepare for the Christmas rush. Unruly lines at the mall are as big a sign of the season as tree-less leaves and chilly evenings. Here’s a change-up: (Credit: Youtube User: Spiritlessons) This video is a series of …

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Merry Christmas

And Happy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and [whatever you celebrate], too. A Few Seasonal Favorites: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEVuK34BtnE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I53Ln8GNwd0&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQyTXvPG3X0 2012 is almost here…..