How Would Someone Break Into Your Network?

March 7, 2016

At the 2016 RSA Conference in San Francisco, I tried a little social engineered hacking. I wasn’t so subtle about it.

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Tricks We Use to Produce Content Quickly

February 24, 2016

It’s what we do to produce a ton of content, especially at live events.

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12 Awesome People Who Should Be on a List But Aren’t

February 17, 2016

I meet, network, and work with lots of people. The vast majority don’t make an impression on me. Here’s a short list of 12 people who do.

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Five Trade Show Gimmicks Gone Horribly Wrong

February 11, 2016

We’ve all made mistakes desperate to get some attention on the trade show floor. Some were just poor planning while are others are outright offensive.

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The Best Email Ever Written Will Never Be Read

February 3, 2016

The Internet is still awash with advice of how to get people to respond to your emails. Even if you do everything right, you’ll still fail. Stop focusing on writing the perfect email and focus on improving communications response.

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You Share. I “Like.” Is That the Extent of Our Friendship?

January 27, 2016

The excessive “Liking” has taken the place of actually doing for each other. Have we hit the bottom rung of engagement?

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What My Wife and I Lost and Gained Running a Business Together

January 7, 2016

On the ninth anniversary of Spark Media Solutions, I sat down with my wife, Joy, to discuss the pros and cons of spousal business ownership.

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Failure Rate of New Year’s Resolutions

December 29, 2015

It’s shockingly high. If all your New Year’s resolutions fail, why do you think this one will succeed?

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Two Minutes of the Worst Mistakes You Can Make Moving to the Cloud

November 16, 2015

Everyone who moves workloads to the cloud has dealt with problems. It’s a universal issue. The problems are numerous, but we cut them down into a nice two-minute package for you. Watch.

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What I’ve Learned Unsubscribing from Hundreds of Mailing Lists

November 12, 2015

I’ve undergone a process to unsubscribe from all unnecessary mailing lists and I don’t know if it’s simplifying my life or making it more difficult. One thing though I’ve discovered is that there are plenty of annoyances involved in unsubscribing.

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