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Goals for 2011

Last year, I continued my tradition of posting and reviewing my goals from the previous year, as well as inform you of my new goals. Like last year, I haven’t had a perfect batting average on my goals, but I’m okay with that. First, my goals for 2010 were accurate as of the time of […]

Goals for 2010

It’s that time of year again. With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to think about where you’re going in life, whether that be personal, professional, or any other aspect of your life. Many people make New Year’s resolutions, but how many of you actually follow through on those resolutions? What I did last year […]

The Art of Customer Management

Dealing with clients is not part of a Computer Science degree. Here are some suggestions for working with clients who come to you with a bad idea.

Ongoing Projects

I have, as some people know, been fairly busy recently (although that may be hard to tell from the fact that I have time to write on my 2 blogs so often). For those who don’t realize that, let me explain what I am working on at the moment. For starters, I work as a […]

New FTC Regulations

The Federal Trade Commission (U.S. agency for my non-American readers) released its official guide to those receiving goods or services in exchange for endorsements. According to the official title, it affects advertisers, bloggers, and celebrities endorsing a product (click here for the full report). The guidelines include, among other things, that the person making the […]

Goal Setting for 5770

I wrote an article several months ago (back in January, to be precise) about my goals for 2009 and the importance of having goals. You can read that article, which is fairly short, here. As today is the first day following Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement in Judaism, I thought I would look back […]

From Idea to Capitalization

I’ve been working on an idea over the last few weeks to develop a new product along with several other people. As the instigator of this project, I have been learning a lot about how an idea moves from concept to production, from burning money to profitability, from unheard of to world famous. I have […]

Business and Social Media – Part 4

This is the final installment of the social media series, which started with the post on August 7. There was to have been a post last Friday, but life sometimes gets in the way. I’m curious to know what you thought of the series – how might it have been improved, what additional topics should […]