Olive Garden: From a Business Perspective

  Have you heard about the new “breadstick sandwiches” coming to the Olive Garden? It’s the Italian food chain’s response to sluggish sales. No seriously, it is. Not making money? Solution: Offer breadstick sandwiches that come with more [endless] breadsticks. Just last year, Olive Garden’s investment group (Starboard Value) infamously blamed the company’s servers for giving out too…

Best Body 2013: Check-In (8/15)

Hello again everyone.  Here we are with another #BestBody2013 update.  Last time I checked in I had a few goals: (1) Consistency:  It was my goal to log a minimum of 11 work-outs between August 1 and now.  I managed only 6.  That’s not a complete failure, but it’s not a success either.  It’s still…

Best Body 2013: Check-In

UPDATE:  The official Mile-time is 7 minutes and 37 seconds, a personal best, EVER! (update made at 7:00 p.m. on August 2, 2013; original article posted at 10:35 a.m. on August 2) Here are the goals from July 16: Goal 1: Yoga everyday Goal 2: Re-Introduce Weight Training Goal 3: 1-Mile in 8:20 Goal 4:…