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Small Business Tips : Small Business Employee Training (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Small Business Employee Training (eHow & Daniel Diener)

You’ve got the employees. Now what? Most employers assume that the employee know how to do the job. But in order to do a good job (which most employees want to do) they need to know what you are expectations are.

Small Business Tips : Small Business Market Position (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Small Business Market Position (eHow & Daniel Diener)

How you position your company is vital to understand and your decision to make.

Small Business Tips : Retaining Small Business Employees (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Retaining Small Business Employees (eHow & Daniel Diener)

It costs a lot more to hire a new employee than to retain good employees. How do you keep them happy and at their jobs. It’s not as simple as throwing money at them.

Small Business Tips : Small Business Balance Sheet (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Small Business Balance Sheet (eHow & Daniel Diener)

You really need to know what goes into the profit loss statement AND what the balance sheet is telling you. Where is the money?

Small Business Tips : Small Business Employee Compensation (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Small Business Employee Compensation (eHow & Daniel Diener)

You’ve decided to take on employees. Now you have to decide if you are going to deal with employee turn-over or if you want to keep good employees for the long haul.

Small Business Tips : Small Business Bookkeeping Tips (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Small Business Bookkeeping Tips (eHow & Daniel Diener)

What is your role as the business owner in bookkeeping. It’s more than entering the data. You can pay someone to do that.

Small Business Tips : Small Business Compensation System (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Small Business Compensation System (eHow & Daniel Diener)

How do you design a compensation system for your business. Daniel Diener covers some of the basics to get you started.

Small Business Tips : Keeping Small Business Employees (eHow & Daniel Diener)
Small Business Tips : Keeping Small Business Employees (eHow & Daniel Diener)

How do you keep good employees? If you want to keep them, make sure they know what they are supposed to do. Make sure you know. And treat them well.

My fonts are embossed AND your fonts are crap!
My fonts are embossed AND your fonts are crap!

My fonts are embossed. Can you see that? No, but you can feel it. My boxes come on pizza boxes. My boxes come on metal boxes. My fonts sell soda pop and candy “bars GUARANTEED!” Funny response to your business cards are crap!

Time lapse of professional pool dig
Time lapse of professional pool dig

In response to “this DIY pool dig”: the professional version goes much smoother. And a lot more expensive I presume.

Model falls down and two news anchors fall over (laughing)
Model falls down and two news anchors fall over (laughing)

The actual model falling down wasn’t that funny, but those two news anchors just about killed me.

Ecobiotics
Ecobiotics
The Photoshop effect on society (part 2)
The Photoshop effect on society (part 2)

The second part of a video exploring the effects of photo manipulation in media and on society. See part 1 here

Policeman vs Fireman pt. 12
Policeman vs Fireman pt. 12
Policeman vs Fireman pt. 11
Policeman vs Fireman pt. 11
Policeman vs Fireman pt. 9
Policeman vs Fireman pt. 9
You suck at Photoshop #5: Select Color Range  (MyDamnChannel)
You suck at Photoshop #5: Select Color Range (MyDamnChannel)

Donnie Hoyle escapes life’s struggles through Photoshop. In this episode Donnie dreams of his upcoming vacation. (NSFW)(#1 )

You suck at Photoshop #4: Paths and Masks (MyDamnChannel)
You suck at Photoshop #4: Paths and Masks (MyDamnChannel)

Donnie Hoyle escapes life’s struggles through Photoshop. In this episode Donnie preps a photo for ebay. (NSFW)(#1 )

You suck at Photoshop #1: Distort, Warp, and Layer Effects
You suck at Photoshop #1: Distort, Warp, and Layer Effects

Donnie Hoyle escapes life’s struggles through Photoshop. In this episode Donnie expresses some emotion concerning his marriage. (NSFW)

I had an awful nightmare last night
I had an awful nightmare last night
DIY: basic foam cutter (from Make: Volume 16)
DIY: basic foam cutter (from Make: Volume 16)

Cut styrofoam and just about any low density foam with this homemade foam cutting machine. Project idea comes from Make: Volume 16.

Fire safety slide show
Fire safety slide show
Nifty new remote lighting from Pelican Announcing the 9500 SLS Shelter Lighting System
Nifty new remote lighting from Pelican Announcing the 9500 SLS Shelter Lighting System

Going through new product announcements I came across this doozy. A new Pelican Remote Lighting System for portable indoor shelter lighting for tents and other temporary shelters.

Post Master Cleanse…Day 1
Post Master Cleanse…Day 1

Well the day isn’t over yet, but I thought I would check in before I run out of energy or mental power to do so. This is an accounting of my first day on the Master Cleanse Fast. Also see the followup… I tried the Master Cleanse Lemonade Fast…and failed?
I tried the Master Cleanse Lemonade Fast…and failed?

I tried the Master Cleanse Lemonade Fast…and failed?
I tried the Master Cleanse Lemonade Fast…and failed?

The detox diet is based on drinking a simple concoction. Drink as much of it as you want and in 5 to 10 days poop out 3’ long worms. I tried it and I might have failed. You be the judge.

Sunscreen and insect Repellent-LA Times 08/24/09
Sunscreen and insect Repellent-LA Times 08/24/09

In the Los Angeles Times there was an article by Joe Graedon and Teresa Graedon titled "Which goes on first, insect repellent or sunscreen?

Obama on AARP: Healthcare reform
Obama on AARP: Healthcare reform
Convert a web page to a PDF
Convert a web page to a PDF
Pelican & Hargigg STORM Case comparison chart available at CoTradeCo
Pelican & Hargigg STORM Case comparison chart available at CoTradeCo

As a reminder we have posted the Pelican/STORM Case comparison chart showing you every Pelican Product and it’s comparable STORM Case with sizes and weights to help you find the right case or light for your application.

About Pelican Products

Pelican is headquartered in a 200,000 square foot facility in Torrance, California and a 275,000 square foot Eastern Manufacturing facility in South Deerfield, Massachusetts in. With sales offices, distribution centers, and additional manufacturing facilities all over the globe Pelican-Hardigg is the largest manufacturer of roto molded cases in the industry.

Post Script to my last and I mean last big road trip!
Post Script to my last and I mean last big road trip!

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