Comfort, Practicality, and Convenience

Vibram's with Injiji

The past years I have mainly worked from the comfort of home and my interactions with clients in person have been replaced with videoconferences from as close as San Juan, Puerto Rico and as far as England. I have created a habit of working in clothes that might be appropriate for exercising but not for…

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Office at Home or Expensive Commercial Space?

Ikebana Isla Verde by Raúl Colón

I have worked from home since the start of CIMA IT Solutions in 2008. Prior to that my office was also my home because while working for American Systems in DC while living in Puerto Rico. The only time I physically entered the office was for New Hire Orientation! Working from home has its pro’s…

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Losing a Job Vs. Closing a Business

Joyudas Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Being vegetarian for the past 6 years has created some inconveniences when it comes to finding places to eat. But one that probably has impacted me the most is not being able to have lunch or dinner in a majority of restaurants in Puerto Rico. Yesterday as we drove to the west coast of Puerto…

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Small Town Rules

Reading Small Town Rules by Becky McCray and Barry Moltz with memories of when I met them.

My first trip to SXSW Interactive conference, I attended a session that put the spotlight on the advantages a small town entrepreneur had in a bad economy. I made it a priority to go to this session because I learn and value the information that Becky McCray’s imparts via her blog. While sitting in the…

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The Listening Side

My newest project is telling you about this neat mobile app called receiptloader that helps you store receipts and track expenses. Something we all forget especially me is the effort you have to put into listening to feedback without being defensive or even worst taking things personal. I guess it is in our nature to…

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