PUTTING THE BUSINESS IN BUSINESS
with The Answer Guy
THE ‘BUSINESS’ PART OF BUSINESS
How much is a $250 bonus worth? The value of a 250 dollar bonus may be $250 when measured mathematically, but its real value has very little to do with the math. This week, one of the food delivery services doing business in New York City has offered couriers a bonus...read more
We've been hearing about The Death of Journalism for almost a decade. Last week, HuffPo announced a business change that may show the death of journalism becoming a real thing. https://youtu.be/LMMCy_5CZR0 Which is funny/not-funny considering how little good The...read more
Zelle is one of the coolest things to come along since ... well, for a very long time. Introduced last year, Zelle lets you transfer money between bank accounts, in different banks, instantly, for free. Zelle was under development for a while, then suddenly just...read more
This week I saw something that almost made my heart stop. 69% of managers are afraid to talk to their employees. The survey is almost two years old. The results aren't a knee-jerk reaction to the current "sexual harassment is everywhere" environment. They aren't...read more
Business Change Highlights
Subway has a problem. And it isn't that their food isn't very good. OK, that is a problem at Subway; the food there isn't great, isn't filling and isn't keeping up with the times, trend-wise. But the bigger and more immediate problem is how Subway franchisees feel...read more
It's the end of the year. Courtesy of Amazon.com, our end-of-year story is about the end of pirated music. It's no wonder that a business change of this magnitude would come from Amazon. Dr. Evil's company just keeps changing the way we buy things—all things. And what...read more
Barring a last-minute turnaround of major proportions, today is the day Net Neutrality finally dies. https://youtu.be/5erXjgcW93w Since there'll be no "reprieve from the governor", get ready for the smell of frying Internet service. Ajit Pai, Trump Administration...read more
I don't spend much time in malls. While that's a statement many people can make—and an ever-greater number are—it's natural for me. As a resident of New York City, malls just aren't an every-day, drive-by-it option. Retail here is not mall-based, but driven by...read more
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