From Publishers Weekly ”Like Thoreau and the band Devo, psychology professor Schwartz provides ample evidence that we are faced with far too many choices on a daily basis, providing an illusion of a multitude of options when few honestly different ones actually exist. The conclusions Schwartz draws will be familiar to anyone who has flippedContinue reading “Barry Schwartz: The Paradox of Choice”
Every interview in Jessica Livingston’s Founders at Work is full of interesting perspectives from successful people who had no guarantees when they started and probably claim to have no secrets of success. This is not a “success” book or a “how to” book, but simply an interesting book. Yet a read between-the-lines exposes secrets ofContinue reading “Secrets of Success”
It’s all the little things. For example, while other people are buying extra laptop cord wraps and ties, MacBooks have one built right into the power supply. Simply flip in the outlet prongs, flip out the wrap feet, wrap the cord, and you have it nice and neat and ready to go. Just another littleContinue reading “Reason Number 121 Why I Love MacBooks”
LeadsOnRails.com now has a reports to help users measure marketing results. Details here. Next up: we are tying these effectiveness reports directly to lead capture web forms to help users develop effective web campaigns.
Computer World’s Top Five Technologies You Need to Know About in ‘07 includes Ruby on Rails as one of the “core technologies that may have the greatest effect on the world of computing over the next 12 months”. In his overview of Rails, the author includes shorter development timelines as one advantage of the framework.Continue reading “Computer Worlds Top 5 Technologies for 2007”
LeadsOnRails.com automates lead management and lets you implement lead followup best practices to convert more leads and free your up more of your time. This system was born from discussions with small business owners who often spend a fortune on lead acquisition only lose the lead information or fail to effectively followup on it dueContinue reading “Manage Leads”
I like how the screens are coming together for our new lead tracking application, so I have put a montage of some of the main screens up on the product teaser website. Click here to see the product site Click here to log into the demo account. Please provide feedback!
Update: I received an ‘A’ on my Capstone Paper. (My final GPA then is a perfect 4.0). Just a celebratory post! I turned in my final research paper which marks the end of my work toward my Masters’ Degree at University of Denver. Whew…now all there is to do is wait for the final grade.Continue reading “One Step Closer to My Master’s Degree!”
Repetitive stress injuries caused from long and continuous rounds or working at the computer can result in damage ranging from mild discomfort to extreme damage requiring surgery. If your career depends on your ability to be working with a computer almost every day you MUST take time now to get your posture right and yourContinue reading “Review: Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000”
If you are a micro-ISV, you should have a non-technical business partner. Accountability, Motivation and Focus are certainly over-used words, yet are also hurdles that most likely trip up most technical minded programmers turned business owners. Those with the interest and technical aptitude to design and develop programs will find the design and development tasksContinue reading “Why You Should Have a Non-Technical Business Partner”