We all have experienced that sense of loss when one of our favorite business’s is closed down: it may have been your favorite restaurant, favorite store or favorite barber shop. The fact is that I find this type of thing tragic and after seeing so many going out of business sign’s I decided to do this blog in order to help. I know that this may not be the most fancy blog in the world, however it is my hope that you find it useful the next time you are looking to go out with friends.
Of the many businesses that I like, I thought long and hard about which one I would review first. This was a difficult choice as there are many great businesses that I could write about first and many of them have great products, service and offerings.
I decided on Solar Blvd. first because I know Prashant, the owner of Solar Blvd., personally and he is a fantastic person and business owner and I have always had a fascination with the idea of Solar Power and Solar Powered machines from a practical (self sufficiency) standpoint. In addition to that Prashant Shewa has a fascinating story. An Indian Immigrant who grew up in Japan, he has travelled the Globe to provide some of the best deals to his customers. He has always struck me as an honest businessman with an exceptional head for business coupled with a creative intellect. An early pioneer in the emerging computer hardware market he very soon saw the rise of Solar Power as a viable industry amongst a niche market of Survivalists, RV Aficionados and Zombie Apocalypse “Preppers” (yes there is such a thing.)
Very soon I will be interviewing Prashant for this website. Please come back soon for a great interview with a fascinating individual. You can check out Prashant’s company Solar Blvd online. Check out the links below and if you like what you see you can look Solar Blvd up on Facebook and Twitter:
Think about the people in the world who are fantastically successful in any chosen endeavor. You know who I am talking about – the Kobe’s, the Lee’s, the Arnold’s the Jordan’s, etc. The one thing that these people have in common is the fact that they all started when they were very young and they kept with their passions. When they did keep with their passion’s, well you know the results. Now admittedly these were people who are sports stars, martial artists, bodybuilder’s, etc. So the average person, unless they start really young, and have a lot of luck, would never achieve the
type of success in a “star” career such as the ones listed above. Most people start their careers in the early 20’s or late teens when their formative years are far behind them.
Now imagine if you started training in your chosen career before you even reached puberty like pro athletes do. In someone who was in an everyday field such as: plumbing, auto mechanics, construction and all of the other careers that we take for granted. You would literally be able to do things just like a Jordan or a Lee but in your chosen everyday field – like welding for example. In other words someone who started young would be a “Kung Fu” master of their chosen field of study.
Meet Jesus F. Hernandez – Master Carpenter and Master Craftsman. Starting from age 6 in a poor village in Mexico, Jesus starting carving his own toys out of pieces of wood in the backyard! So here you have it folk’s the Kung Fu Master of Carpentry. Of course he does share the name of another famous master carpenter as well – so maybe that has something to do with it – follow the links below to get in touch with Jesus – you will be glad you did.
One thing that I think is lost upon Millenial’s is the absolute joy of thumbing through the record collection at your favorite store. Many days of my youth were lost traversing the endless isles of my local record trying to find the lost treasure at the local record store. Whether it was a Dylan Bootleg, a rare Hendrix recording or Led Zeppelin box set the fact of the matter is that it was so much fun to look at the artwork, feel the vibe in the store and get a feeling of accomplishment when your found what you are looking for. Then to take that album home, push play and listen to the record that you had found – almost as if it was recorded just for you.
Unfortunately most record stores are gone now, replaced by digital download sites and Youtube it is just not possible to get the same satisfaction from a Google search and a download.
For everyone that has nostalgia for a bygone age – I give you Rhino Records – the world’s last honest record store.
You know you have dealt with it, it has happened. You have seen it in Movies and on TV. It is the point where you are so fed up with disgust that you just want to pull your hair and go gangster all of the Office! This is the moment where you look down and see that message on the printer or fax machine that says: LOAD PC 1 LETTER, PRINTER CODE 9567923 OR THE DREADED PRINTER IS OFFLINE! You scramble, you are on a deadline, you panic, what do you do – WHAT DO YOU DO!!!!
If this has ever happened to you, you need the folks over at American Servco Imaging Systems. These are good people who can help you get the best performance out of your old busted up copiers, printers and fax machines. The techs over at American Servco Imaging Systems have all of the tools necessary to fix your problem fast. They can even get you a brand new device should you have any problems getting your old device fixed. If you have a kyocera device, which is what we have at our office, your in luck, because they specialize in kyocera printer repair and service.
I have personally seen American Servco in action as they service my office frequently. They’re owner Clayton Creasy is a top notch businessman with great skills and the ability to fix nearly any problem with ease and clarity. And he is always accessible should you need to speak with him. Give them a call at 1-800-870-9049 for a free quote.