Dale Burks (Street Articles Author)

Many years, many places and people, leave me interested in learning more.

I've probably had had over 200 jobs, beginning with Kentucky Fried Chicken when I was eleven. Eight Fortune 100, some interesting, all led to something.

Many people have come and gone, leaving behind much to reflect on.

And now, there are some areas I look to develop: comedy. I would love to write and make people laugh.

Perhaps, too, some things can be made easier through learning. We'll see.

The Games Children Play - Soon Makes Games Adults Play
My son came home from school and told me about a schoolmate named Grant. These are first graders, and they seem to me to be delightful creatures capable of serious ugliness. Say what you want about kids (kids are so sweet and charming, kids do the most delightful things, etc)…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parenting   Mar 07, 2012  
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Microsoft Buys Skype - Brilliant
Microsoft paid roughly $40/customer from Skype. The business community's first reaction was - ugh! What a waste. However, a few savvy businesspeople chimed - brilliant. What does Microsoft typically pay for a prospect? Probably a penny more than they paid per Skype member. What does your organization pay to acquire…
By:  in  Business  >  Sales Management   Mar 06, 2012  
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Small Business Resources And Tools
Small business tools are many, but few surpass the three named below. I use the three I recommend on a daily basis, and am proud to share my findings. I will point out that one I did not recommend, which is also free, and I see it being used more…
By:  in  Business  >  Productivity   Mar 06, 2012  
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When Your Pet Dies
We woke up yesterday morning to a lethargic, bloated 15 year old dog named Rexy - our pet for 14 years. Needless to say, it was decision making time. A sad time to make decisions. We had committed to an honorable life, and we committed to the same basis of…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Mar 05, 2012  
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Buying Trading Software
I have been trading on and off for over 10 years. In that time, I have seen a number of traders come and go. Mostly, because they lost their capital, but some because they saw the obvious: this is a losing proposition. Because this is the basis of Wall Street…
By:  in  Investing  >  Day Trading   Mar 01, 2012  
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When Marriage Hinders Being A Good Parent
There are many so-called experts in the field of raising children, and parents laugh because single people offer the most tips on raising children. But raising children is not like filing your taxes, buying a car, or following a recipe. Rather, great parenting is none of the above. Great parenting…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Marriage   Feb 28, 2012  
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Fun Things to Do When Married
What are some fun things to do when married? After years of being single and racing motorcycles, hang gliding, traveling in Africa and South America, I have found that being married and having a family makes everything else appear rather lame. I know, I'm a guy, and hanging out at…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Marriage   Feb 28, 2012  
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