Why Route 44 is the Skateshop for Pros

Route 44 has kept the San Diego skate scene alive for the past 10 years. No matter who you are or what your name is, when you walk into the store you will be treated the same. The best part of this store is how diverse it is, no matter if you skate in the streets, in the pools, like […]

Seven practical reasons to register your trademark

Your brand matters. After all, your brand is WHO you are, WHAT you do and WHY you do it. Remember: people are loyal to brands, not products. Trademarks protect trademarks. They are the foundation of any successful brand. That is why it is important to register your trademark. The best way to protect your brand is with a federal mark. […]

Is it love, sympathy or empathy?

No one can deny the fact that he/she has not experienced “love” or sympathy or empathy from someone since this world began to exist. The real question is, is it “love”, sympathy or empathy that you are receiving from your own person? Today many have misquoted “love” for sympathy and empathy for sympathy in relationships and many confidants, friends, family […]

T is for technology in triathlon training

The original triathletes were amazing. Dave Scott and Mark Allen achieved amazing feats in triathlon long before technology took over the sport. They didn’t have metrics like we have today and they certainly didn’t have all the information gathering capabilities that we have. However, they set records and bravely competed. In fact, Mark Allen still holds the Kona marathon record […]

Top 5 Bad Credit Solutions

There are 5 common ways to fix your bad credit. Although some people may not be aware of them, these methods are nothing new and have been around for quite some time. The following is a list of the top 5 ways to fix your bad credit: Make Payments on Time Increase available credit Choose 1 credit card to focus […]

Time to take a new look at LinkedIn

LinkedIn has many wonderful attributes and a ton of capabilities and possibilities. You may have a LinkedIn account, but maybe you’re not getting as much use out of it as you can or should. If you haven’t already, the first thing you need to do is make sure your LinkedIn profile is complete. People will no doubt check your profile […]

How to stop letting things eat you alive

“Do not fear tomorrow, because God is already there” -Author Unknown Here’s a quote I love: “All the water in the world can’t drain you unless it gets inside you.” -Eleanor Roosevelt. I know that we all have things that, if we allow them, can get under your skin and disturb your peace of mind. And, often they do. These […]