McK McConaha (Street Articles Author)

I have dealt with cows most all of my life, and sometimes would much rather be out on the grasslands enjoying the slight breeze, watching over and caring for those 4 legged beasts. I still do live on a ranch in central northern New Mexico. Married to my sweetheart, Kat. She and I have been together almost 2 years, and enjoying life here in the outback of New Mexico.

Enter from stage left...Wealthy Affiliate University. I wasn't prepared for what I found there. First time to the site and I was completely overwhelmed with that busy, busy, busy website. I haven't much tech knowledge or marketing experience. I was wondering to myself...what in the world is an old balding cowpoke doing here?

Well, let me tell you something! I went from overwhelmed to excited in a two shakes of a rats tail! I noticed that new people were entering the site and saying 'Howdy' on the general chat line on the right. People has all sorts of questions that were being answered by various folks.

I saw a list on the left, that included training...Whoa!! Stop the train!! Training? Click.....Read. I soon figured out that I could take 'courses' on Keyword Searches, FTP (don't know what that is yet!), website building, and many more topics. New ones, old ones and there were even blogs where people voiced their problems and then in the comments below there would be answers.

I was hooked! A niche? I knew almost immediately what my two niches would be. First, my wife and I love dogs! Not just any dogs, mind you, Great Danes! Those gentle giants that are way too smart for their own good!

My other niche will probably surprise you. I have a passion about how employees are treated and managed in the workplace. Long story made semi-short. I once worked at a large feedlot, and had my first dealings with the worst kind of manager ever! Since then, almost 30 years now, I read and studied various managers, programs, and books, so that I might not make the same fatal mistakes.

So, this ole cowboy turned Internet Marketer will sign off, now because I know I have classes waiting for me over at WAU. Ya'll have a great time here at SA, and I will see ya around.

Pat and Kat

Wining the Lottery: Daydream Or Nightmare?
The lure of winning millions by only spending a dollar is why millions purchase lottery tickets. It's the hope of riches beyond your wildest dreams that have customers coming back for more. The harsh reality is that the chances of winning the Powerball or MegaMillions jackpots are slim to none,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 16, 2012  
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Perfection From the King: Felix Hernandez Tosses A Perfect Game!
Sound the alarm! Ring the church bells! Wake the dead if you have to! All you Seattle Mariner fans that have lived in the closet, hurry and come out of your hiding places! You finally have reason to be fanatical! The near impossible has happened! It only took 2 hours…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Aug 16, 2012  
  Likes: 2

Vision: From Microscope to Telescope
The Microscope The headache worsened as I tried to focus on the red blood cell structures. Yes, I had the vision of a super hero! Well, with the aid of a microscope that is. I was studying the red blood cell structures of many different farm animals. I couldn't see…
By:  in  Business  >  Management   Aug 15, 2012  
  Likes: 3

Birth Of An Employee: What Comes Next?
Remember back to your first real job? You know the one. That dream job you landed after you graduated from college. You were like a newborn foal. You had long wobbly legs you acquired while in college. It was difficult enough just to stand up! Those legs needed some development…
By:  in  Business  >  Management   Aug 14, 2012  
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Birth And Death: An Ole Cowboy's Thoughts
How did you arrive here? I know I came to be by birth. What a wondrous word, birth! It brings images of babies and mothers. I know my first experiences as a youth were out in the maternity pens where cows would give birth to baby calves. I would sit…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Aug 11, 2012  
  Likes: 6

Management: Olympic Sprint Or Marathon
The Olympics are in full swing. I enjoy watching the running events, especially the 100 M, 200 M, and the Olympic marathon of 26.2 miles. I would venture to say that you have heard of an athlete from Jamaica, named Usain Bolt. On the other hand think of the favorite…
By:  in  Business  >  Management   Aug 10, 2012  
  Likes: 4

Modern Warfare 3: Marathon for the Ages
My kudos go out to the creative people that can make a video game seem so real! So much so a 15 year old boy, anonymous (but was named in the article!), collapsed after a four or five day gaming marathon! Oh yeah, you read correctly. The mother didn't know…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 08, 2012  
  Likes: 2

Wake Up: Are You on the Right Bus?
I looked up from my book just long enough to wonder why the bus driver was turning towards town! Not thinking too much about it, I returned to reading my novel. Another stop to let more kids out got my attention! I didn't recognize those kids! I began to have…
By:  in  Business  >  Career Advice   Aug 08, 2012  
  Likes: 2

What is Wrong With My Computer!, click, click, click! What is wrong with my computer! Why won't it do what I want it to do! I've click on this button at least ten times! All I want to do is check my email. This is so frustrating. I am going to go get something to…
By:  in  Shopping and Product Reviews  >  Gifts   Aug 06, 2012  
  Likes: 5

Where is the Lion Getting His Next Meal?
You are suddenly awakened by the gut wrenching roar of a fully grown male lion. It is just outside your room! You stiffen with fear! What happens next depends on you! Let me ask you a simple question here. Can you imagine a scenario where you are NOT afraid of…
By:  in  Business  >  Management   Aug 06, 2012  
  Likes: 3

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Puppy Needs More Than Food And Water
Awe! Isn't she cute? She is SO cute! Lick! Lick! You know what's happening. The cute little fur ball…
Does Your Dog Dominate It's Master?
Who eats FIRST? Your dogs or you? This has become the topic of discussion (dare I say heated?) between…
My Bad to Best Manager
I was fresh out of college, and had landed a great job, Operations Manager, at a large beef feed lot…
Are Your Employees Assets Or Liabilities?
Do you treat your employees as an asset or a liability? Strange question, right? Because assets and…
Illegal Immigration: Jan Brewer Vs President Obama
Illegal immigration is an issue that has the nation split in half! Supporters say things like "This…
Vitamins Make Your Hair Grow
Your haircut is so, so bad and now you need your hair to grow extra fast. Are there any vitamins or…
Your Hand: A Roadmap to Positive Results
I want each of you to hold out your hand in front of you. Look at it. No, really! Look at your hand!…
Electrical Remodel Project: My Old Ranch House & My Old Brain, Part 3
Are you still with me? I sure hope I make it worth your while as I unveil what I found as I remodeled…
Electrical Remodel Project: My Old Ranch House & My Old Brain, Part 1
The lights dim as my wife switches on a burner on the stovetop. There is heat felt in the wall above…
Electrical Remodel Project: My Old Ranch House & My Old Brain, Part 2
After thirty years of working hard for the almighty dollar, times began to change. I wasn't excited…