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Restaurants, Wasted Food, and The American People

  Uneaten food is a big problem in restaurants the world over. Some have suggested that charging diners for uneaten food left on their plate can reduce costs for business owners, curb obesity, and stem world hunger. A punitive policy could be dangerous if restaurants don’t keep the end game in mind.

Controversy Sells

Money may make the world go round, but “controversy” comes in a close second.

Teachers: Overpaid or Underpaid?

Preface:The following post pertains more to public schools than private education. Many of the ideas presented are relevant for both. “Teachers are underpaid.” A common refrain, but is it true?

Occupy Wall Street Tangles With A One-Percenter

One of the most pervasive economic myths of all time: http://youtu.be/SjRTvX-wbtU?t=55s It’s the Fixed Pie Fallacy. The ranter’s anger is understandable, but misplaced. The CEO does an excellent job refuting the points of the Occupy Wall Street faction. Schiff–and the segment of the population he represents–isn’t the root cause of the recession.

Justtaptheglass.com One-Year Anniversary

It’s been one year since my first blog post. A reminder of how it all started: https://justtaptheglass.com/post/3114938453/origin. Great milestone. Maintaining a public blog is an excellent way to sharpen your communication skills and raise your technological I.Q. Over the past year, I’ve written a book, experimented with new health initiatives, thrown out some wild ideas, …

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Supplemental Income

Now that Christmas has passed and those holiday bills are rolling in, you might need a temporary infusion of additional income. Come to think of it, is there ever a time when extra cash isn’t welcome? Instead of seeking out a low-paying, high-stress part-time job, consider using some of your marketable skills and talents to …

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The Number One Reason You Fail to Accomplish Your Goals

One of the biggest reasons people fail to accomplish their goals is lack of a compelling motive, an inextinguishable reason why you must complete an objective. Will power and temporary excitement are just not sufficient; you must create powerful incentives. Recall all of the times you were determined to lose weight.  Maybe you saw a picture of a …

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