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America’s SBDC Conference photo book

Stepping off the plane in Orlando is always a little surreal. The mix of families, Disney enthusiasts, retirees, and conference-goers has always been a stark contrast from other places I visit. This week, I ventured to Orlando’s enormous conference complex…

Try something new, and stop fearing the future

We get anxious about the future. But the truth is, we can never predict the future with 100% certainty. Ever bought a lottery ticket? Bet on a horse race? Watched a weather report? Stop worrying. Stop caring. Stop stressing yourself…

On business and Facebook – Facebook F8

I made it to the Facebook Developer Conference (F8) on the way back from London As I boarded the massive Airbus 380 (the largest commercial passenger jet) en route from WordCamp London to the Facebook Developer Conference, I was giddy…
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Vlogging, and why I started doing it

If you’re a nerdy citizen of the web, or you spend a lot of time watching YouTube videos, it’s likely you’ve come across someone vlogging. The practice used to fall into the same category as emojis for me– in other words, things I…

The science of being extraordinary

Lets talk about semicolons and practicing musical instruments for a sec. Trust me, it’ll all make sense at the end. I used to hate semicolons My first intense programming class was with Pascal. You know (or maybe you don’t), the sorta…

Whats on my desk + creating a standing desk

Since there was a lot of interest in my post about what’s in my bag, here’s a follow-up “what’s on my desk” post. Healthy working The purpose of my workspace (besides being a workspace) is to promote standing over sitting. There have been many…