Silicon Valley Can’t Be Copied

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in Reflections | One Comment
Silicon Valley Can’t Be Copied

For 50 years, the experts have tried to figure out what makes Silicon Valley tick. The answer is people. By Vivek Wadhwa on July 3, 2013. By 1960, Silicon Valley had already captured the attention of the world as a teeming technology center. It had spawned the microwave electronics industry and set a pattern for […]

No Excuses: Never Be a Customer’s Doormat

Posted by on Aug 6, 2013 in Reflections | No Comments
No Excuses: Never Be a Customer’s Doormat

By Geoffrey James on Aug 5, 2013 Being afraid of “losing a big client” is an invitation to have that client push you around. If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a hundred times: a small company selling to a huge company lets the large company treat them like dirt, and the small company […]

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Reflections | No Comments
How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously

By Dave Kerpen. You’d like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here’s how to make it happen. Getting what you want in your career and in life isn’t as difficult as it may seem. I mean it. I’ve been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key […]

8 Things You Should Not Do Every Day

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Reflections | No Comments
8 Things You Should Not Do Every Day

By Jeff Haden. Apr, 2013. It’s for your own good. Cut these things out of your day and you’ll see gains in productivity–not to mention happiness. If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you’ll get huge returns–in productivity, in improved relationships, and in your personal well-being–from adding these items to your not to-do […]

6 Unique Ways to Be Successful and Happy

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Reflections | No Comments
6 Unique Ways to Be Successful and Happy

By Steve Tobak, April 30, 2013 Tired of searching for the secret to a fulfilling career and a happy life? Look no further. What if the key to becoming successful and happy is to quit trying to be either? Would that throw a wrench into your career goals? Make a mess of your life plans? […]

8 Things Really Successful People Do

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Reflections | No Comments
8 Things Really Successful People Do

By Kevin Daum, may 2013. Real success takes discipline and methodology. Here are eight things the most successful people are meticulous about getting right. Most people claim to want success. But not everyone is willing to do the hard work and the smart work to get there. Often opportunities present themselves and because people are distracted, […]

Why I pirate?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in Reflections | One Comment
Why I pirate?

Why we download music, movies, games and programs. This article tries to give an overview about piracy. By Sebastian Anthony. Why is the United States Congress trying to enact SOPA and PIPA? Because I am a pirate. That’s the simple fact of the matter: If piracy wasn’t such an issue for American rights holders (publishers, broadcasters, […]