Based on standards that have developed over time and shareholder mandates we operate under a number of unique policies and procedures.


Marijuana – Oct 22, 2014: I am a supporter of the legalization of marijuana.

Meditation – Sep 24, 2017: I have a formal meditation practice.

Money – Jun 29, 2011: I will be cost-effective and live life according to the adage “a penny saved is a penny earned.” There is no true price for anything and variable pricing is a thing of beauty.

Money / Debt – Feb 19, 2017: I will eliminate my personal debt.

Name – Jun 27, 2016: Shareholders rejected going by “Michael” so I continue to go by “Mike.”

Politics – Jul 10, 2016: Leave the Republican party.
Apr 26, 2010: I am a registered Republican.

Romance – Nov 9, 2016 – No more control of my romantic life.
Apr 17, 2012: The shareholders have control of my romantic life.

Superhero Movies – Jan 29, 2019: I will watch Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
Jan 29, 2017: I won’t watch any DC or Marvel TV or movies.

Physical Attributes

Clothing – Nov 2, 2015: Develop an intentional sartorial system.

Diet – May 26, 2016: Establish a Working Group For Nutrition
Jul 25, 2010: With 71% approval I am pescatarian.
Jan 26, 2010: With 61% approval I am a vegetarian.

Facial HairBeard: Apr 26, 2015: No beard.
Mustache: Oct 22, 2008: Based on the wise counsel of my shareholders I will not grow a mustache.

Hair Color – Jul 12, 2008: Based on the rejection of the proposal I will not modify in any way the color of my hair.

Tattoos – Sep 25, 2008: With shareholder approval I will get the name of any person or organization that pays for a VTAC verification tattooed on my body.

Vasectomy – July 12, 2008: Based on the rejection of the proposal vote I will not get a vasectomy.

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