Showing posts with label drug dealer. Show all posts
Showing posts with label drug dealer. Show all posts

Monday, May 2, 2016

Police offers help to Drug Dealers

This is serious!

Law enforcers offer their services to squash drug dealers competitors.

It is actually a good to catch them all!

I suppose that some idiots complained and that the sheriff offer had to be retired.

Friday, April 29, 2016

7 Reasons Why a Drug Dealer is a Better Entrepreneur Than You

7 Reasons Why a Drug Dealer is a Better Entrepreneur Than You
Sebastian Dillon - May 13, 2014

Drug Dealers have usually always been looked-down upon within society, but if you take a closer look at some of today’s most successful entrepreneurs, they started out as drug dealers. Jay Z, P. Diddy, and 50 Cent all used drug dealing as a means of survival and reaching success.

Some studies have also shown that successful entrepreneurs and drug dealers are actually cut from the same cloth. In a paper titled “Drug dealing and legitimate self-employment,” economist Rob Fairlie notes a statistical relationships between being a teen drug dealer and being an entrepreneur as an adult. Fairlie argues that the same characteristics that lead people to become entrepreneurs as adults also lead them to be drug dealers as teenagers.

With that being said, here are seven reasons why a drug dealer is a better entrepreneur than you are.

They face way tougher competitors.
In the business world, a competitor can try to mess with you by offering lower prices or copying you. In the drug world, if you do things like accidentally selling in someone else’s corner, you potentially face pain and even death for you and your whole family. Dealing with situations like this while having to make sure your product is still good and your operations are running smoothly is something no startup entrepreneur will ever have to face. Take this Quora user’s account of his time as a drug dealer:

“I was threatened with knives. Once a guy with four spiked rings on his hand was a second from punching me in the face. I’ve had guns pointed at my head.”
As a startup founder, I think it’s safe to say that you’ll never have a gun pointed at your head, not literally at least.

They know the true meaning of risk-taking.
Say you build a startup, what is the WORST thing that can happen to you? Losing money? Bankruptcy? Getting a bad reputation? In the drug world, you’re not only constantly facing death, but you also risk getting caught and jailed. For someone that goes into drug dealing with this reality in mind, you know you are going absolutely all-in with hopes of seeing success.

Many millennial startup founders today have a safety-net, whether it’s their parents or a full-time job to handle. It’s rare to see something that is truly risking everything in order to succeed.

They’re laser-focused on the bottom-line.
Drug dealers have only one goal: to make Money. This is the core of why businesses succeed and survive.

Because of all the stories of startups getting acquired for billions of dollars with no revenue, entrepreneurs everywhere think they than start a company without thinking about how to make money at all. In a past interview with serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber, he explained:

“…I need more than enough people that are 18-20-somethings that simply say, “I’ll figure out the money equation later.” And I think that’s the stupidest way to think about business because at the end of the day, less than probably 2% of people that start a business are ever going to see a dollar of real investment money.”
Having passion is obviously great, but you will need to focus on the bottom-line longterm if you want your business to thrive.

They know that it’s all about the product.
People may buy from you the first time, but if your drugs suck or they feel ripped off, you won’t get repeat customers unless you’re completely scraping at the bottom of the barrel. Every successful business starts with a quality product so you need to spend a ton of time perfecting it. In the words of angel investor Jason Calacanis, “product speaks.” So when you’ve actually produced a top-notch product, it will market itself.

They know how to manage people.
Notorious drug kingpin Freeway Rick Ross was known for managing over 1000 drug dealers and was making $2 million a day back in his prime. How did he do it? He genuinely cared about people and always looked for ways to keep his subordinates happy.

“…when my guys would go to prison, I would try to go out and [try] to get the best attorney I could. I would try to bail them out of jail immediately, and do all the things that they needed to put their life back on track, because that’s the way I would’ve wanted for somebody to do for me.”
Being able to keep your team in check at all times while making sure they like working with you is a concept that many startup entrepreneurs today have yet to grasp. Take Clinkle founder Lucas Duplan for instance, he raised $30 million for his startup and is known for treating his employees like shit. One of his former employees goes as far as saying that working for him “was like going through an abusive relationship.”

They can sell and know customer service.
Let’s face it, as underground as the drug dealing business is, there are tons are people doing it. What is going to separate you from everyone else? Take some notes from Freeway Rick Ross:

“People buy from people they like, so in the drug business people came and bought from me because not only did I have good drugs, but they also like me. They wanted to see me do good, and when people want to see you do good, they’re going to help you. They would rather bring their Money to you because you treat them like somebody than go to this other guy who’s going to talk to him bad, cuss him out, slap them when they short. You know, my customers come to me and they were short, I would give them some on credit. And I think people appreciated that.”
This is customer service 101. Keeping your customers happy is not an easy thing to do, and I see many new businesses struggle with this. This is the reason Zappos is so successful- they make sure everything they do starts with great customer service.

They’re creative marketers.
When building a startup, it can be tough to budget out Money for paid advertising. When it comes to drug dealing, you don’t have the luxury of publicly promoting it even if you had the Money. So they have to resort to being more creative like researching and choosing the right places to sell, as well as networking with the right people to gain more customers. Lead generation is a huge challenge that many new startups have and I personally find it amazing how clueless entrepreneurs can be when it comes to it.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Eric Grenier

Un personnage fascinant qui pretendait etre le Hugh Hefner du Quebec...

A shady businessman who pretended to be the Hugh Hefner of Quebec...

En moins bonne compagnie

Propriétaire du bar de danseuses Le Garage, à Mirabel, du magazine pour adultes Québec Érotique ainsi que de plusieurs salons de massage, Éric Grenier - le bum de la télésérie.

Éric Grenier est un homme d’affaires pas comme les autres. Originaire de Val-d’Or, en Abitibi, il s’est installé à Montréal il y a une dizaine d’années (2000). « J’ai d’abord ouvert un centre de jardinage, puis le club (de danseuses) Le Garage et des salons de massage. J’ai aussi fondé la revue Québec érotique », explique M. Grenier en entrevue. Le Garage est une boîte aux allures de discothèque et l’établissement peut accueillir 400 personnes.

Éric Grenier, qui se décrit comme un amateur de designers italiens, du soleil du Mexique, de bijoux, de femmes sexy et de tatouages, il porte également au cou une chaîne avec un médaillon frappé de l'inscription 666 en guise d'appui aux Hells Angels.

«Il ne porte pas de veston ni de cravate mais il affectionne les designers italiens, les bijoux, le soleil du Mexique, les femmes sexy et les “tattoos”»,

«Dans ce milieu-là, tu côtoies un paquet de monde. Si j'étais si proche que ça des motards, je serais en prison. Je suis encore en liberté, je suis un honnête citoyen et j'ai une montre de 100 000 $ dans le bras»,

 Produit par IDI, une compagnie appartenant à Anne-Marie Losique, Le bum, les belles et la brute se décline en six épisodes de 30 minutes qui détaillent le mode de vie extravagant d'Éric Grenier : virées en hélicoptère, lave-auto sexy et autres tournois de golf extrêmes. Le tout, sans tabous.

Au printemps 2010, Éric Grenier, qui est également propriétaire du magazine Québec Érotique et de plusieurs salons de massage, avait également fait les manchettes lorsqu’il s’était associé à un docu-réalité produit par Anne-Marie Losique et appelé Le bum, les belles et la brute.

Éric Grenier, qui porterait continuellement des breloques démontrant son appui aux Hells Angels, aurait des liens avec plusieurs hommes d’affaires des Basses-Laurentides, notamment à Terrebonne. Il est vu régulièrement aux galas de boxe et de combats extrêmes.

L’entreprise d’Éric Grenier emploie 100 personnes. « C’est beaucoup de monde à gérer, mais j’ai une bonne équipe avec moi », ajoute M. Grenier.

On Nov. 20, 2012, Grenier, who claims to be a professional poker player making $50,000 annually

The 41-year-old businessman admitted in a Quebec court that he paid no income tax despite owning five businesses.

La poursuite faisait valoir que Grenier avait joué un rôle de financier et de chef d'orchestre des importations, qu'il a été motivé par l'argent, «qu'il a opéré plusieurs entreprises rentables durant des années et qui pouvait gagner jusqu'à 50 000$ par année durant des tournois professionnels de poker».

Il déplorait la saisie de 20 kilos de cocaïne et précisait avoir perdu $500,000 qu'il avait investis pour l'achat de la drogue.

Les démêlés d’Éric Grenier avec la justice

Hiver 2010
Ses liens avec les Hells Angels sont révélés devant la Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, alors qu’on l’empêche d’acquérir un bar de la rue Sainte-Catherine.

10 juillet 2010
Dans un litige impliquant la revue Québec Érotique, le juge Pierre Nollet reproche à Éric Grenier de vivre «en marge de la loi». Grenier lui avait admis qu’il ne déclarait aucun revenu à l’impôt, malgré ses cinq entreprises. À lui seul, son magazine générait des revenus de 400 000 $ par an.

24 juillet 2011
Il est arrêté pour avoir menacé des patrouilleurs nautiques du Service de police de la Ville de Montréal dans une écluse entre les lacs Saint-Louis et des Deux-Montagnes. Il leur aurait dit qu’il «connaît du monde» dans le milieu criminel et qu’il n’y avait «rien de plus facile» que d’en trouver «pour moins de 100 $» afin de tabasser les policiers.
Novembre 2012

À la suite d’une enquête des policiers de la Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) américaine, il est arrêté au Pérou, où il participe à un tournoi de poker, afin d’être extradé à New York pour y avoir comploté l’importation de 20 kg de cocaïne. Il est reconnu coupable en mars 2014.

Juillet 2014
Un homme d’affaires de Terrebonne a tenté de réclamer 286 623 $ pour un bateau abîmé au lac des Deux-Montagnes. La réclamation lui a été refusée puisqu’il ne servait que de prête-nom: le vrai propriétaire de l’embarcation est Éric Grenier, a conclu le juge François Duprat.

Mon Verdict / My two cents

Un gars devenu riche (en tout cas en apparence) a partir de rien. Quoiqu'un sejour en prison (enfer) au Perou, ca n'a pas de prix!

It's all about the Money! But don't mess with the law!

Friday, May 1, 2015

The 10 Crack Commandments

How The 10 Crack Commandments Aren’t Just For Drugs, But Business Too

A very accurate and inspiring article written by 
When I first heard “Ten Crack Commandments,” I couldn’t have been older than 12.
To be honest, I really had no clue what those commandments meant. I figured the lyrics were full of “drug things” that I’d only understand once I saw “Scarface” a couple times. I was wrong. Well, kind of.
Sure, I started to understand the glaring drug references after watching Al Pacino become Tony Montana, but I also began to see new business analogies arise after becoming a man, myself.
I wrote an article applying themes from the hustler’s mindset to modern business strategy. I realized that if the “Ten Crack Commandments” could act as an anthem for the hustler, it should also be practical in the workplace.
And while Rap Genius does a great job of giving us the street-meaning of his bars, I feel as though there are more meaningful lessons we can take out of his lyrics.
For Biggie, crack meant work.
In fact, that’s why you’ll hear rappers refer to it as so. Here’s why the “Ten Crack Commandments” isn’t just for drugs, but for success too.

1. Never let no one know how much dough you hold

Biggie is saying: Don’t make yourself a target. While he’s actually referring to jealous thugs in the street, and the threat of robbery, this “commandment” is a good life lesson.
Just because you have something, doesn’t mean others have to know. People will always perceive the poor man to be hungrier than the fat cat. In many cases, hunger and ambition are synonymous.

2. Never let them know your next move

Here, BIG is alluding to avoiding getting set up in a drug deal, but it honestly applies to deals of any nature. In most “deals,” two or more parties agree on terms for mutual benefit.
In any good deal, you should strive to maximize your own benefits.
Be unpredictable, yet maintain control. By keeping your business partner guessing, you’ll ultimately gain leverage.
More importantly, you’ll ensure that no one gets too comfortable. That’s when you can grab the steering wheel.

3. Never trust nobody

DTA. Don’t. Trust. Anyone.
This one doesn’t need much explaining. Don’t trust anyone in the streets, don’t trust anyone in the office, don’t trust anyone, anywhere.
After loving someone, the next most powerful emotion you can invest in that person is trust.
Trust is by no means a prerequisite for business, remember that.

4. Never get high on your own supply

Whether in the crack game, or on Wall Street, never lose focus when it comes to your objective. Your resources are there to optimize your business worth, not your personal pleasure.
Getting high is temporary. The worth of your given product’s supply will predict your own future net worth.
Make sure you get the most out of it.

5. Never sell no crack where you rest at

Biggie is illustrating the dangers of mixing your business affairs with your personal life.
In the drug world, if customers aren’t satisfied, they’ll return to where they bought the product… for a resolution. In the crack game, that resolution won’t be peaceful.
Protect yourself, so that work problems remain in the workplace.
After you clock out, remove yourself entirely. If you have a family, spend time with those closest to you. If you have a girlfriend, take her out to dinner.
Make sure that these things don’t interfere with work and, more importantly, matters of work can’t interfere with them.

6. That goddamn credit? Dead it.

Money up front. Always.
In fact, money beforehand is ideal. Never provide someone a service without compensation offered on-sight.
Commandment three tells us not to trust anyone, and this is even more poignant when applied to matters of financial obligation or debt.
In the crack game, a fiend may “pay you back tomorrow.” In the corporate world, a business associate may ask to pay you after a task is completed.
Business operates best when terms are outlined and met beforehand. That way, nothing is left to chance. Whether it be money or quality.

7. Keep your family and business completely separated

Business is cutthroat. Frankly, there are bound to be times throughout your professional career when you‘ll make choices you’re not exactly proud about.
Entrepreneurs survive by creating their own paths and, sometimes, you’ll have to cut down others along the way.
It’s the nature of the business. You’ll operate best when you aren’t forced to watch whose feet you’re stepping on.
Although helping your best friend find work may seem like the right thing to do… if things were to turn sour, you put your relationship at risk.

8. Never keep no weight on you!

The weight Biggie is alluding to in this line is drug-weight, or crack. Along with that type of weight, comes liability.
In this commandment, BIG is warning you to remove yourself from any positions of liability.
In the workplace, competing firms will constantly be searching for ways to bring you or your company down. Protect your ass.

9. If you ain’t getting bagged stay the f*ck from police.

In Biggie’s eyes, the police were the enemy. This obviously won’t transcend to your office, at least not hopefully. Still, the underlying concept will.
Think about it like this: Don’t be seen with the enemy.
For Biggie, being seen talking to the police could foreshadow a “plea bargain.” Maybe for you, talking to a rival company could foreshadow a “new business opportunity.”
Either way, fraternizing with the enemy might make your coworkers question your loyalty. Although you might not have any sneaky intentions, be careful, as it may create the appearance that you do.

10. A strong word called consignment. If you ain’t got the clientele say hell no.

Don’t find yourself in too deep in relation to some business ventures. Know when to say, “Hell no.”
Consignment means “agreeing to pay a supplier after the goods are sold.”
You may be interested in taking out a huge loan in attempt to get your startup off the ground. Make sure you “test the water,” so to speak, before handling business this way.
If you accept a sum of money or utilities to complete a task, and then flop, you’ll find yourself in hot water.
In the crack game, that may cost you your life; in a business sense, you may too find yourself “in a hole” you can’t dig yourself out of, financially.

This article was  written by