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Marcus Smart, $14m?

Update 07/20/2018 : Despite Marcus Smart getting his contract, I still don’t like the deal. Marcus Smart can stay in Boston next year if he wants to. In fact, many think he should. $6.1m per year is nothing to sneeze at, especially given the ...

Separate from the pack

Top three marketing pet peeve of mine: The “Crying wolf” tactic of pumping false urgency into promotional messages and CTA’s. See a few examples below from my deleted email folder: Alloy ApparelLast Chance For 30% Off + Denim Solutions! Ancestry.comLast ...

Know the game

The Quarterback starts the huddle, making sure the center is the first man exactly eight yards behind the ball. He then takes his place at the end of the huddle, nearest to his sideline. The rest of the players adjusts around him. There are 40 seconds ...

Ciao Roma!

As the famous saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”.   Johanna and I did just that, for five days at the end of September 2015 (I’m a few months behind writing this post).  It was an outstanding trip filled with seeing the sites, ...

London, February 2015

Jo and I went across the pond to London recently. We hustled and saw as much of the city and surrounding areas we could in a short window of time. Below are some highlights of the vacation. Air Travel The flight(s) over went from New York City, to ...

Puerto Rico Highlights

This Christmas my wife and I decided to take a trip back to the Caribbean.  We really enjoyed our first experience last year in St. Lucia for our honeymoon, and we wanted to get away from what has been a wet and dreary New York City ...

Hockey’s Amazing Community

This is the reason I love hockey and the community that surrounds it. From mini-mites to the professionals, something about this game brings people together. When Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench this past evening, the outpouring of support ...

Apple Mail-gate

When / if any of my Apple products or software ever experience a hiccup or a bug, most of the time I give them the benefit of the doubt. I’ve had a great history with them delivering as a company, and they have maintained the ability to push patch ...