A T-Mobile Customer Service Nightmare

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Debate This , Opinion , Reviews

A T-Mobile customer service nightmare awaited me upon my return to New York City. After a long-extended stay overseas –, I thought I was returning to the “1st” world,” you know the land of innovation, efficiency and the highest standards of customer service excellence. Is there any other industry beyond cellular that can charge more, provide less, and make your life miserable in the process? The first cell-phone I purchased was in 1986. The receiver looked a lot like a home phone, but cradled into a large 5lb battery pack. It cost $3,000 and $1 per minute. […]

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Children Killing Children

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Debate This , Opinion

What does it say about a society when children kill? When a thirteen year old child is capable of sexually abusing another child, and then murdering yet another? Moreover, both victims were the perpetrators younger brothers. Florida was rocked when Christian, an abused child, beat his 2-year brother to death; and also sexually abused his 5-year old brother. I spoke with …

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Spiritual Journey: Why don’t you believe in God?

Are you on a spiritual journey? Devote Christians always ask me “Why don’t you believe in God?” Then I ask them to “Define God.” Afterward, I assure them that I do, in fact, believe in God. But, that I interpret God differently than they do.

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Tips, Rules and Principles For Business

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Business , Insights , Opinion

To paraphrase Eleanor Roosevelt, she noted in a documentary interview that a president has to have his principles in tact before crisis hits. Because during a crisis so many options present themselves, that without principles as your guiding rudder, you can lose your ability to navigate with confidence.

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Bad Deals Don’t Get Better

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Business , Insights , Opinion

Being an entrepreneur all of my life, I’ve had several business ventures that required investment funding.  I’m not talking about big venture capital, I’m referring to seed and start-up catpital — usually ranging between $50,000 – $300,000.  Smaller than that you have to raise from your friends-and-family universe, which I’ve also done.

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