If you have boxes of old games in your attic or basement, now would be the time to go through them.

An Unforseen Glitch.

It’s almost impossible to predict what the value of any pop-cultural-artifact will be long after they’ve reached their prime. Some cultural fads like Beanie Babies might promise skyrocketing returns in future decades while others like Pokemon or Magic: The Gathering cards end up not only listed for outrageous prices


Reddit, GameStop, And The Future Of Retail Investing.

Setting The Table.

“What happened the past few weeks with WSB (WallStreetBets) has all happened before. It was just the big guys doing the battling. The only new thing was that WSB traders took them on…” — Mark Cuban, entrepreneur and venture capitalist.

On July…


Examining The Last Four Years As A Catalyst For An Unknown Future.

A Sound of Thunder.

“It fell to the floor, an exquisite thing, a small thing that could upset balances and knock down a line of small dominoes, and then big dominoes, and then gigantic dominoes, all down the years across Time. Eckel’s…


A Prelude Or An Opportunity?

“If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” — Benjamin Franklin.

As the Coronavirus Pandemic traveled across continents, most school systems in affected countries rushed to close their classrooms and start the…


The sun may have never set on the British Empire but it most certainly sets here now.

The Valley in Repose.

“Back in the seventies, Herbert Simon, the Nobel-winning economist, took these inchoate sentiments and explained them rigorously: ‘What information consumes is rather obvious. It consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” …


“You told me the reports were going to be done by Monday! Well, where are they?!”

The Volcano Awakens.

“When anger arises, think of the consequences.” — Confucius, politician and philosopher.

Our most volatile moments come when we are angry. What can start as a simple office-meeting or one-on-one coaching can turn into a display of our worst instincts. …


Photo courtesy of Wells Baum on (Unsplash).

Adrift in the Sea.

“The obvious objective of video games is to entertain people by surprising them with new experiences.” — Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, and others.

I remember the moment very clearly.

Sitting at my desk, controller in hand, I watched my player-character bob up and…


Photo courtesy of Drew Beamer on ‘Unsplash.’

The Monday Morning Meeting.

“I’m responsible for this company. I stand behind the results. I know the details, and I think the CEO has to be the moral leader of the company…” — Jeffery Immelt, CEO of General Electric.

8:58 A.M rolls around and the last few employees wander into the conference room to…

Samuel Carlton

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