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  • Episode 28: Faith and Religion in the workplace - Part 2
    26 March 201410:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Pregame Show * Sergio and Jarrod * Doug Cooper - Executive Director of City Gates Initiative. * What happened with the Academy awards? * A brief survey of religions. Talking points * Have you gained or lost customers based on faith? * Do you proclaim your faith on your ...
  • Episode 27: Faith and Religion in the workplace
    19 March 201410:00:42 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Introductions * Sergio and Jarrod * Doug Cooper - Executive Director of City Gates Initiative. How do you handle your faith? * Is religion more than a moral compass? * How do you NOT take your faith into the workplace? * Approaching your work as your calling. * Self Orie...
  • Episode 26: How Much Does Platform Matter?
    19 February 201410:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast How much emotion should you invest in business? Pre game show * Are you a Sony or a Microsoft gamer? * Do your kids sabotage your game playing? * Nintendo needs to release Super Mario RPG on Nintendo 3DS * Why old guys rock at designing video games * We need to revamp how...
  • Episode 25: How much emotion should you bring to business?
    28 January 201410:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast How much emotion should you invest in business? Pre game show * Angelina Jolie in the Maleficent movie * What do you think of Megan Fox? Things to think about * Do you have customers who you would gladly get rid of? * Do your customers cost you money? * Do you feel ups...
  • Episode 24 - Fear of change and Happy Halloween
    29 October 201310:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Pre-show jabber * Catholic schools are down with halloween * Halloween Hell Houses! Fear of Change * Ideas and technology move really fast * Technology is getting cheap fast * People cling to technology and old ideas * Software is in beta state for long periods of t...
  • Episode 23: Storing and Retrieving your Bytes
    22 October 201310:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Pre-show jabber * We discuss taking up new hobbies and habits Storing and retrieving information * We both use some sort of 'Getting Things Done' * Stop the 'glancing' approach to your to do items * Jarrod has all push notifications turned off * How often do you check yo...
  • Episode 22: How to start a revolution
    8 October 201310:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Pre-show jabber * Proper soccer field cell phone etiquette * FIFA 2014 and the new PS4 Tools we have used to do things privately * Tor network - Anonymizes web browsing. * Child porn trafficker are should be shot. * Social engineering - talking your way into a system * P...
  • Episode 21: How Concerned should we be about wiretapping?
    2 October 201310:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Pre show jabber - What happened to all the nuns? - Catholic school hippies Should we be concerned with wiretapping? * How does this affect us in our daily lives? * How did the Snowden event trigger this event? * How suspect are your searches? * How much data is collected?...
  • Episode 20: Getting paid what you're worth
    10 September 201310:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Pre-show jabber * Sergio gets a Prius and Dorks it OUT! * Jarrod joins the Jedi Knights of Columbus * Sergio explains Ham Radio * What non dork girls should expect from dork guys. * We discuss flight 666, the Iron Maiden documentary. * Evil music is losing its edge. Ge...
  • Episode 19: About those Documents
    13 August 201310:00 am by sergio ruiz
    Download Podcast Document and Password management This week, we talk about how we keep our data in check. * Do you use an iPad to take notes? Do you use paper? * OCR = Optical Character Recognition * How do you manage your email? * How often do you use email? * We don't use labels on Gmail...

Latest Blog Posts

  • Outsource Proof Business Idea #2 - Diaper Service
    4 April 201112:11:57 pm by Sergio T. Ruiz
    Diaper Service I have had so many converstations about this, I thought I should probably write it up. Not as much for everyone elese, but to make sure it really did sound like a good idea, and not...
  • Outsource Proof Business Idea #1 - Salon Deliveries
    28 March 201111:32 am by Sergio T. Ruiz
    The Problem This is a business I have been thinking about for years. While this may not be applicable to all cities, it certainly is applicable for our area. I am sure there are thousands of areas l...
  • Globalization Proof Small Business Ideas
    28 March 201110:42:54 am by Sergio T. Ruiz
    Some Background I tend to work in the field of "All things technical." The upside is that when I work on a project, its fruits are immediately visible to the entire world. This also has a great deal...
  • Help us by Rating our Podcast
    7 February 201110:34:17 am by Sergio T. Ruiz
    We really hope that you've gained something from listening to our podcast. Whether it be personal, professional, or technical, we put a great deal of time and energy into our podcast in the hopes that...
  • Should Your Business use Targeted Advertising?
    1 February 201110:00:45 am by Sergio T. Ruiz
    Some Background Another call I get about once a week: can you help us get set up with Google AdWords? Wait! It Google AdWords costs money? Hmm.. Should we do it? I get this call more than you'd thi...
  • Why You Should Learn a Markdown Language
    26 January 20112:50:24 pm by Sergio T. Ruiz
    Some Background I get this call often: I was editing my site, and I messed it up! I can't see anything anymore! the site is broken! Looking at their site, I generally find that they have left a "...
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    23 January 20111:11:02 pm by sergio ruiz
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  • Fix Your Ugly Handwriting
    17 January 201112:03:24 pm by Sergio T. Ruiz
    The Backstory A few years ago, I was reading another one of the trendy productivity books at the time, and ran across the call to purchase a label printer to label my folders in my filing system. Di...
  • Using OrgMode as a Life Manager
    11 January 201110:01:10 am by Sergio T. Ruiz
    OrgmodeImage Some Background For those of you following my series of articles on my current GTD system, this is the last installment in the series. I had to think about this for a bit, as I am af...
  • Workflowy: A Quick Look
    8 January 201110:00:13 am by Sergio T. Ruiz
    Super Simple List Management Yes, I promise I will get to my usage of Org-Mode this week, but I ran across this on MakeUseOf.com earlier today, and I thought it was something those of you looking to...