Product vs packaging. Is the packaging simply something to be taken at face-value, or is it a symbol of something more important? Something more “make-or-break”.
Pet peeves. We’ve all got them. In fact, to some of you, the expression “pet peeve” may be one of them. But don’t tell that to Merriam-Webster. I digress. As a former student of journalism and lover of language, many of my peeves were born of use, overuse, or misuse of words, phrases and expressions. […]
They say everything is negotiable. Maybe that’s an overstatement, but so few people really take full advantage of that maxim. I’m not just talking about negotiating on price; in fact, I’m not going to address “haggling” at all. Instead, let’s discuss customer service with regards to past purchases. In the 5+ years that I’ve been […]
More free time. That’s what everyone wants, right? You know–Working for the weekend. Retirement. But what is free time, really? A couple hours to binge Game of Thrones or catch up on The Bachelor. (They tell me that The Bachelor escaped the house, made a break for it, and was on the lam. “They” are […]