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Leveraging TV Page Technology to Facilitate eCommerce

TVPage is Driving the Future of Online Retail “We owe a lot to Thomas Edison – if it wasn’t for him, we’d be watching television by candlelight.“ – Milton Berle About six months ago I was introduced to Allon Caidar, the CEO of an emerging growth company here in San Diego, TVPage. Here is what I learned. Who is TVPage? TVPage is a San Diego-based …

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Part 3: Immigration Policies in the U.S.: Good or Bad for Business?

Some of the Big Issues with Illegal Immigration “Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems.” – Tim Murphy “There should not be a question of legal or illegal immigration. People came and immigrated to this country …

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Part 2: Immigration Policies in the U.S.: Good or Bad for Business?

The Biggest Issue with Legal Immigration – The H-1B Visa Process “I wasn’t cut out to be an opera singer, but it was a nice fantasy for a teenager growing up in Hungary during the Stalinist era.” – Andy Grove, Co-founder of Intel and U.S. immigrant What are the business issues related to the legal immigration process in the United States? According to the American …

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Part 1: Immigration Policies in the US: Good or Bad for Business?

Making Sense of the Donald Trump Rhetoric “Illegal immigrants are pouring across our borders unabated. Public reports routinely state great amounts of crime are being committed by illegal immigrants.” – Donald Trump A lot has been written and discussed recently about illegal immigration into the United States. This is not a new issue, and our border with Mexico has been a passage for illegal immigration …

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Do We Really Need Diversity in the Workplace?

This article originally appeared in The Consulting Masters. “Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.” – Aristophanes A lot has been written about diversity lately: diversity in the workforce; diversity on management teams; diversity on boards of directors. Merriam-Webster defines diversity, as applied in this case, as the inclusion of different types of people (as people of different …

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5 Key Things To Do Immediately After a Tom Ferry Event

“Your ultimate success is within reach!  Spend four days with me and learn how to achieve your goals faster and easier than you ever thought possible.” – Tom Ferry It’s been a week since I completed the Tom Ferry Success Summit on August 10-13, 2015 in San Diego. Tom Ferry is a top real estate coach and speaker, a New York Times best-selling author, and named by the …

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EvoNexus: A Novel Startup Incubator Doing Great Things in San Diego and Greater Southern California

This article originally appeared in The Consulting Masters. “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” – Cesar Chavez I sat down with Rory Moore, the CEO of EvoNexus, at his office in University Town Center last …

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San Diego Startup Week is Coming to Town

    This article first appeared in The Consulting Masters. “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” – Henry Ford San Diego Startup Week will be in town next week, June 14-20.  San Diego’s startup scene has two main pillars, it’s bio/life sciences and it’s general technology scenes. The tech side has grown up recently, and now puts on …

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Myths and Realities about Raising Venture Capital

This article originally appeared as a five part series in The Consulting Masters. “The biggest startup successes, from Henry Ford to Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg, were pioneered by people from solidly middle-class backgrounds.  These founders were not wealthy when they began.  They were hungry for success, but knew they had a solid support system to fall back on if they failed.” Eric Ries, author …