TNR91-Is There Really Nothing Free in Life?

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The Nightly Rant Episode 91 Summary

In this episode, Mike and Torya discuss the statement “Nothing in Life is Free” and they disagree on the veracity of that comment.

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The Nightly Rant Episode 91 Show Notes

Mike asks if the saying “Nothing in life is free” is really true. Torya says she agrees with the comment. Mike uses the example that there are Buy 1, Get 1 free offers. He says he got something for free. He emphasizes that the saying says “nothing” is free. Torya says the saying is implying that you have to buy something to get something. Mike points to his free car wash and points out that it was truly free. Thus, he concludes the saying should be “Some things in life are free.” He points out he didn't have to give anything in order to get the free car wash.

Torya explains that she got a free bow tie for Yogi from T-Mobile.

Mike discusses what he calls “The Pink Movement” with companies using pink as their main color on advertising materials.

Mike describes his experience at Netsuite training. He explains part of the process he has been taught. He recounts how he and his friend were offended by some of the stances taken during the training. He explains that the training was helpful, but there was lots of wasted time. Mike explains what he learned. He says that all projects should be managed this way.

Torya explains that her one client teaches a very similar process to what Mike learned in Texas.

Mike describes a group thinking process that he uses when solving problems with a team. He also describes the amazing wealth of resources that were given to him during his training.

Mike then recounts an interesting experience he had at a restaurant. He went to a place that actually hunts the meat it sells! They had Wild Boar on the menu for $84! Needless to say, he didn't eat there. Torya describes a place in Banff that has wild meat on the menu.

Mike reminds listeners of the 100th episode contest.

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