According to the amazingly awesome Wordle.com, you can see the tag cloud for the top words from all of my blog posts. New Book Interestingly enough, it seems to run parallel to a new book project I started writing earlier last year, which is a motivational, self development book (name still yet to be determined) …

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The key to getting what you want in life is a lot like going to the counter at Starbucks. If you walk up and ask for a double, lowfat, pumpkin spice latte, you’ll get one. Ask for a triple, grande, frappalapamochachino, you’ll get one. If you just stand there looking at the cake pops with …

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I hold in my hand a Military Challenge Coin that belonged to my father. It was given to him by the man who is featured on the coin, Sgt. Chuck Taliano, who was a drill instructor made famous by the “We don’t promise you a rose garden.” Marine Corps recruiting posters printed during the 1970s …

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Let’s take a minute to think about plans. What exactly are they and why are they important? The wiki says that: “A plan is typically any diagram or list of steps with timing and resources, used to achieve an objective. A method to reaching your goals.” When building a house, you have to have a …

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As I sit here on the train with my laptop open, contemplating writing a blog post about my new year’s resolutions and what those would actually be, I slowly became aware of this older woman in the opposite seat staring at me, with a very intense, curious, thoughtful kind of look on her face. Now, …

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All apologies for not posting much lately and the lack of activity on the social networks. After much thought and soul searching, as well as a very demanding new job, I had to make the decision to put off quite a few projects that I was working on and return down to the laboratory for …

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Via my position at Fjord Berlin, I worked on-site at Nokia Gate 5 as a Senior Interaction Designer. The scope of the project was to develop the user interface and wireframe specifications for the next generation of Nokia Ovi Maps 3, which is currently in beta release and both align it across multiple devices, mobile …

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Nothing short of cutting words in stone somehow seem adequate enough to bring proper attention and tribute to the memory and passing of a life. On Friday my father passed away. And no level of technology or screaming or flags or firing cannons from a mountain-sized monument shaped with dynamite can pay enough tribute and …

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When was the last time you made a decision? No, i’m not talking about basic, every day crap like to get out of bed, to mow the lawn, to go get a coffee or to get off the toilet or whatever… I mean a real decision? Maybe even a “life changing” decision? The dictionary defines …

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I am always on the lookout for new ideas and niches and magazine stands are one of the BEST places to discover new things. I love magazines. They are nice little bundles of targeted demographics and are full of even more targeted advertising for products within those niches. One of my most favorite things to …

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