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The Winter Series

The NHL brain-trust has created a monster success with the Winter Classic tradition.  It’s a genius way of merging the magic and commonality of pond hockey, with the greatest pure talent in the world.  Unfortunately a lot of fans (myself ...

Hiking the Pitons

Yesterday we went on one of our honeymoon excursions on the island of St. Lucia. My wife and I went on a guided hike of the Piton mountains. We quickly found out that this “guided hike” was severely mis-represented in it’s advertising. This was a ...

All About the Content

Email marketing can be a simple game.  Hit me with the right content, combined with an appropriate offer,  and demonstrate a little bit of intelligence into my consumer tendencies, …you’ll probably get my attention. Case and point.  ...

Get to Know Kliff Kingsbury

The new 34 year-old coach had a record 1,600 Red Raider faithful attend his introductory luncheon when he was first hired.  Think Lubbock, TX is even more excited about this guy as their new Head Ball Coach after his first performance in front of a ...

The CitiBike Dilemma

It’s great seeing this CitiBike initiative take off in New York City, as it’s impact on the environment and general fuel consumption is a great concept.  BUT….there are some serious down-sides to this instant influx of new cyclists. 1) 95% of them are ...

RIP Google Reader

I hope Google Readers have July 1st, 2013 circled on their calendars, as it is the end of life (EOL) date for Google’s very popular RSS aggregator.  Here are some considerations and alternatives for migrating your current Google Reader setup. ...

Tony Stark: Personal Projects

Lock yourself in a cave and fight your way out Whether you’re a Developer, UX specialist, WordPress guru, Social Community Manager, or even someone who just wants to learn a new software…. take a lesson from Tony Stark from Iron Man 1.  Put yourself ...

Lessons learned from CrossFit

After a few weeks of Cross-fitting, there are some substantial carry-over lessons to be had in our professional lives A client of mine sent along an article by a man named Joshua Newman from here in NYC, titled “Tabata My Job“.   The article’s premise is ...

Preventative Maintenance for WordPress

There are three main areas that I advise my clients to pay close attention to when maintaining their blogs and wordpress sites. Using a three part blog series, I will dive into these keys areas to pay attention to; Security, Redundancy, and Integrity.Your ...

NYC | Tribeca

Back when we were living in NYC, this was one of my favorite spots to cycle down the west-side highway to, and shoot a little bit and enjoy great coffee shops in the area.