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OS Sunday – What's the Point?

For some time I have been exploring the world of Linux from the perspective of trying to find the ultimate desktop.  This has been more than a little bit of a challenge as there are so many solid choices out there and as soon as you go beyond the big names like Ubuntu, Mint Linux,…

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Microsoft's Marching Orders a Sign of a Different Company?

I have purposely avoided weighing in on the email that the new CEO of Microsoft sent out to his employees earlier this month because I wanted to sit back and gauge some of the reactions from around the Tech World.  If you have been under a rock or out of cell range for the last…

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Throwback Thursday – The Cloud's Humble Beginnings

I have always been intrigued by the ability of Business Leaders to be convinced that the “next big thing” is actually new and shiny.  Cloud Computing or “The Cloud” is one of those things that I have never quite understood how it became such a catch phrase that had IT and Business Leaders wondering how…

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Free App Friday – Getting In Touch With…

So one of the great downfalls of being well connected is the vast number of Contacts that end up in your phone’s Directory.  Between Social Networks, family and the random people that I decide to add to my list (from the Las Vegas Conference I attended in February I think I added 50-75 Contacts) I…

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Waking up to Complacency – And Saying "ENOUGH"

There is truly nothing worse than realizing that your life has been filled with wrong turns, mistakes and bad decisions.  Don’t get me wrong, as much as the changes that are going on in my life are painful and challenging…I don’t think that I would change a thing because I would not have become who…

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Infographic of the Week – 10 Jobs that Didn't Exist

As I find myself on the outside looking in at what my future will hold (despite the cathartic benefit of saying goodbye to the stress of Sales)…I wonder and think of my daughter who is preparing for her future.  New roles and jobs and careers are popping up all the time and when I came…

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Throwback Thursday – Tech the World has Lost Pt 3

Being born in 1972 gave me a unique experience of seeing the technology revolution that we have lived with over the past 4 decades first hand.  I have lived through the birth, growth and decline of the personal computer, I have been through 4 evolutions of music portability and have witnessed the first hand the…

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Infographic of the Week – The Growth of Social

There is still some apprehension from business leaders who seem to hold onto the old style of doing business a little too closely.  The Growth of Social Networking/Marketing/Media is not something that can be ignored by anyone.  This week’s Infographic is from The Search Engine Journal and it is a great illustration to business professionals everywhere…

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I'm Lost Without Zite!

Before all the Flipboard fans out there jump all over me about some of the negative statements I may make here about their beloved App that feeds them their daily news content…I am not a fan, never have been…I just don’t get it…not at all.  I fell in love with Zite, an app that gave…

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Engagement and Training…a Match Made in Heaven

Study after study shows that one of the top drivers for Employee Engagement (a leading factor in Employee Retention and Company Profitability/Productivity) is in providing them with real and effective training. In fact, according to a 2011 study by the National Research Business Institute, 23 percent of your own employees will leave their positions this…

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