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by James L. Walker, Jr. Editor Note:  This is a reprint from my friend and colleague James L. Walker.  I felt it warranted a larger audience. So I am reposting here on my blog: WANTED 100 Men! As we go thru this Lent Season and prepare for...

[guestpost]Joseph Steinberg - I write about entrepreneurship and cybersecurity.[/guestpost] As we celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., entrepreneurs should take note of five important business lessons that can be learned from him, and his role in the Civil Rights movement: 1....

This morning I woke up for the first time in along while, with no other project on mind but my own. I was scared, but yet calm all at the same time. Imagine this late in life, changing business models. You see, I have been...

This morning I read a post featuring Mark Zuckerberg and his take on whether he wanted to build a Facebook Phone. What was interesting is the nugget I gleaned from it. It is the reason, I shuttered my graphics and web-development company. First look at...

There is an old Aesop Parable told of the Old Man the Boy and the Donkey. It goes something like this. An old man and a young boy were traveling through their village with their donkey. The boy rode on the donkey and the old man walked. As they went along they passed some people who remarked it was a shame the old man was walking and the boy was riding. The man and boy thought maybe the critics were right, so they changed positions. Later, they passed some people that remarked, "What a shame, he makes that little boy walk." They then decided they both would walk.

My hard drive crashed.  And while there is a multiplicity of files that I have lost. What I have not lost is my ability to create.  In fact in most cases, I can re-create everything that I've lost. So my friend as long as you are...

In a college football a young player and another player got into animated discussion on whether it was the receiver or the rushers that were the the main catalyst for the team's success. Each player made their points. The receiver boasted the overwhelming yardage that he had gained through the aerial assault of the team - of all the touchdown passes he had caught. The rusher countered with all of the yards he had rushed. He boasted of the many touchdowns he rushed,the last minute yardage gained that resulted in a touchdown.

Just finished the morning - Deleting 170 Gigs of duplicate, misplaced, and extraneous files.   Just like in life, you never know how much extra you pick up in the hard drive of your mind, your heart, and just your space. Misplaced -  Over the years I...

Today I continued cleaning out my old server. As a hosting company, I had several hundreds of accounts I that I maintained for clients. Well a few years ago, I moved 90 percent of my accounts to a faster and better server. I only kept...