Get Bumped from $400 to $1300

Get Bumped from $400 to $1300

Getting bumped from an airline is no fun. However, there’s one way you can make the inconvenience work in your favor. Let me start by saying that I don’t fly anything but JetBlue, if I can help it. I also don’t fly a certain airline unless I have no...
Memoriams and Memories

Memoriams and Memories

Just a week ago, memories of my last great-aunt, who passed away recently, were vivid in my family’s mind. I was honored to have the chance to say something in memory of her. Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m big on customer service, and that’s key...
When Economy is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

When Economy is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Economy: what immediately comes to your mind when you think of that word? Maybe, “cheap, frugal, savings, bargain,” etc. Sometimes there’s more than meets the eye when we’re looking to save money, and I’m about to tell you one of these...
Credit Card Alternative for Millennials

Credit Card Alternative for Millennials

That old credit card that you’re used to? Yeah, it’s out the door. The revolution is here, and now there’s a new tool to help millennials live life on their terms. Brought to you by PayPal’s Pal A PayPal cofounder, Max Levchin, is at the helm...
Douse the Fire

Douse the Fire

Ever set yourself on fire: taking on too much, and making up for what others should be doing? Wait…maybe I’m talking about myself, not you. Just in case you (or a friend) ever find yourself in that situation, here are 5 tips to douse the fire. I...
A Great Gem at the Jersey Shore

A Great Gem at the Jersey Shore

Gem alert! I have had the opportunity to travel a LOT for my consulting work. Here’s a great spot I found today while attending this year’s Asbury Agile Conference. For my recap on the conference itself, take a look at the Devops Advisors blog. Gem Reveal...
There’s More to Haiti than Hurricanes

There’s More to Haiti than Hurricanes

Hurricanes are nothing new in the Caribbean. Haiti has been in the news again because of yet another natural disaster. On top of the crippling earthquake 6 years ago, the most recent Hurricane Matthew is said to be the worst since 1964. Many people are moved to do...
The Cocktail Party that Changed my Life

The Cocktail Party that Changed my Life

A cocktail party changed my life 3 years ago. Yes, you read that right: a cocktail party to raise money for the Wikimedia Foundation, the organization responsible for the ubiquitous Wikipedia. I went home that night, intending to start making my dreams of...
October: Sweater Weather

October: Sweater Weather

Happy Sweater Weather! Some people call it October…I call it, “sweater weather.” How do I love October? Let me count the ways! A Sweater here, a Sweater there Even though September can sometimes be cool, to me, October marks the official beginning of...
B2B Services: Peeling Back the Curtain

B2B Services: Peeling Back the Curtain

The curtain of B2B services is about to be peeled back in this post. But have no fear…you’re gonna learn some pretty cool things, about technology that you use every single day. Let’s get the boring part out of the way: today, USAToday announced that...