A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.
In celebration of Dawn (2014), I’ll be watching every Planet Of The Apes film from 1968 to 2011!
07.2013: 39.7 lbs
07.2014: 30.0 lbs
How are rental properties, insurance companies, cable companies, and other such businesses able to continue offering new customers with a lower monthly premium that is considerably lower in contrast to existing customers’, providing that after a year, this monthly premium is then increased by anywhere up to 25%?
I will admit that I unfortunately missed out on Business Ethics 101 in school, namely due to the nature of its seemingly oxymoronic title. Nonetheless, it may very well be in a business’s best interest to strive to maintain its loyal customers, as raising a customer’s premium whom of which has for the past year made payments in a timely manner seems counterintuitive.
Perhaps the new customer could be placed on a probationary premium which is higher and then reward—not punish—this customer by dispensing a discount for remaining loyal. I would be willing to wager that the long term profit would likely match the business’s current profit while simultaneously producing a loyal customer founded not on servicing reactive empathetic gestures but on a system of proactive pecuniary rewards.
Jason Barnes, a below-the-elbow amputee, possesses a robotic arm prototype that allows him to experience three-way independence between his two arms—meaning that he can perform three distinctive stick patterns simultaneously. That’s a technical capability unimaginable to most drum set players…