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Fifty-Two Posts: 363 Miles from Home

Here is a fun fact. I've never lived more than 363 miles from home. To be exact, outside of my college years, I've always lived exactly 363 miles from my childhood home in Kansas City, Kansas.

My first job after graduating college landed me a job at a Weather Service Meteorological Observatory in southwest Kansas. My apartment was 363 miles away from my parents' driveway. A couple years later, my next job took me to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. To my surprise, on the first visit from Sioux Falls to Kansas City I found that I added exactly 363 miles my truck's odometer.

How to run frugal yet successful business

The main reason why individuals come together to form a business is the notion that they can earn more by working together rather than alone. Pooling resources are one of the means through which more work can be done, and reducing costs is the other. In this sense, frugality is the cornerstone of any business endeavor. Therefore, every successful company is by definition a frugal one as well. Does this mean that becoming frugal is an automatic process? Not in the slightest.

Fifty-Two Posts: Alone Time

My son had a out of town hockey tournament this weekend which resulted in my family leaving me home alone. In the past 48 hours, I've been the only human being in my house. My only duty this weekend was to take care of our dog Jasmine and the two cats, Oreo and Maya. What a wonderful gift I received in this opportunity to be alone and to be just me without interruption.

Fifty-Two Posts: Skip Resolutions, Find Direction Instead

This year, I’m not making any New Year’s resolutions. Every year I promised myself to lose weight, bicycle more, and be happy. Every year, I fail miserably. What good is a resolution if at the end of the year I’m standing exactly where I started? But let’s say I did achieve all my New Year’s resolutions. How much alone do accomplishing these resolutions bring value to a person’s life?

Tips on how to overcome demotivation at your workplace and start a New Year fresh and well-rested

We've all been there - we hear the alarm clock and we can't imagine having to get up and go to work. It's just not our day or there are tons of more interesting things we could do. Grunting and cursing our fate, we get ready for the job and spend the whole day feeling utterly miserable, waiting those working hours to pass, which seem to pass so slow just out of spite.

Aricent’s Leadership in Innovation, Design and Engineering is Recognized by Zinnov for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Santa Clara, California — December 11, 2017 — Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced that for the fifth consecutive year, the company has been recognized as an industry forerunner in Product Engineering Services (PES) by Zinnov. Honoring Aricent’s outstanding market performance in innovation, R&D and design, the Zinnov Zones 2017 PES report positioned Aricent as a leader in six key areas including Embedded Systems, Telecommunications, Automotive and Semiconductors.

Acquia Names Michael Sullivan CEO, Dries Buytaert Elevated to Chairman

Acquia announced the selection of Michael Sullivan as Chief Executive Officer, effective in December 2017. Sullivan, 52, has extensive experience in building market-leading, high-growth SaaS organizations and has led the acquisition and integration of numerous companies over the course of his career. He brings to Acquia 25 years of focused experience in content management, archival solutions, electronic discovery and enterprise content governance solutions, and joins Acquia as the company marks its 10th anniversary as a pioneer in cloud-based, open source web content management.

Enrique Rodriguez is Named TiVo's New President and CEO

The TiVo Corporation announced that its Board of Directors unanimously elected Enrique Rodriguez to the position of president and CEO effective today. Rodriguez also joins the company’s Board of Directors. TiVo is a leader in entertainment technology and audience insights and is well known for it's long history in creation of interactive program guides and presence in the DVR space.