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How to Hijack a Limo?

My great friend, Phil Symchcyh, tells the story better than I ever could. So here is the NYC story and thank you Phil for sharing: Limo driver in airport, holding sign for BERNICE. Chad marches up to him, says in his authoritative, assertive voice, “BARR!” Driver nods, Chad nods, off they go. I’m running to catch up. Half way to our hotel, driver’s phone rings. …

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Does One Bad Apple Spoil The Whole Bunch?

As a long time Apple devotee, I felt it was time to upgrade my laptop to the latest and greatest. So there I was yesterday on my way to the local Apple store to pick up my new, shiny retina display MacBook Pro. Excited, I drove back home as fast as I could to get this new baby setup and ready to rock-and-roll. Quickly, I …

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The Importance of Proofreading Your Content

I was always intrigued by English colloquial expressions and have always loved “testing” my new learned idioms on anyone I see in my path. Upon my arrival to the US (34 years ago) and during one of my college lunch breaks, I wanted to impress my American buddies with my new idioms. Being so tired from studying the night before and while they were having …

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Technology for Technology Sake

I was scheduled to talk with a client of mine recently. I reviewed the most recent email she sent me, prior to dialing the phone number, and noticed her phone number at the bottom of her email signature, which I do recommend as a great pragmatic practice. I picked up the phone, dialed the number listed and got the sound of a fax machine on …

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Technology, Miracle And All That Jazz Or Hora

On a recent vacation trip to Israel I realized prior to boarding the plane, and to my horror, that I forgot the power cord for my MacBookPro laptop. You all know how ornery I get if I don’t get my daily access to my Mac. I quickly used my iPhone to email my friend Dov Gordon in Jerusalem asking him to make the connections necessary …

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What Have You Bought for Me Lately?

It was almost 10PM and I was standing there at the Tel Aviv airport in Israel waiting for the announcement that my flight to the US is boarding. So in order to kill some time I decided to visit the beautiful, duty free, H. Stern jewelry store. “You sure have a great taste” said the lovely sales lady, commenting on the gorgeous bracelet I was …

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Are You Taking Your Technologies for Granted?

It was 1968, I was 12 years old growing up in Israel. After waiting for over a year, the phone my parents ordered for our home, finally arrived. There was great excitement in our home, and we even built a small credenza to proudly display our new arrival. What made it even more exciting was the fact that we were one of the first families …

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