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Monthly Archives: May 2010

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The Power of Lost Love

“Eloise, you never meant that much to me” – Max Bemis Liar! Not you, reader. I’m speaking of Max Bemis. He’s the singer-songwriter behind Say Anything, a favorite band of mine. With the lyric quoted above, he’s telling a bit … Continue reading

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Another lesson from Schoolhouse Rock

No, this tune is not on my iPhone.  I was actually flying on Virgin America (an entrepreneurial story for another article), and came across this while scanning the music on “Red”. The picture of that little boy sitting next to … Continue reading

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Please just leave me alone

I was recently told that, when someone is interrupted, it takes up to 20 minutes to “get back into the zone.” I don’t know about you, but on most days (with the possible exception of client meetings), I can’t go … Continue reading

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These oil slick boots are made for walking

The deadly blast of the BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico happened on April 20, 2010 while workers were sound asleep in their bunks.  It claimed the lives of eleven men. It’s now May 10th and the blowout … Continue reading

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Stocks are up, but I see stormy weather

Last night, May 9, 2010, legendary singer, dancer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne, 92, died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. I always remember her famous song, “Stormy Weather” because National Public Radio plays it every time the stocks are … Continue reading

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iPhone, iPads and Kindles – You Can't Do That

As I left my office last night, the rain was pouring down. So, as any normal human would do, I immediately pulled out my iPhone, which seems to have an app to take care of everything. But, sadly, I could … Continue reading

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