Entries from April 2008

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

What Do I Want To Be When I Grow Up?

Throughout my quarter life I have often asked myself this question. It’s important to have dreams and lofty goals and I’ve always tried to set my expectations high. As my nanny has often said, “Brian, it’s your America”. In my youth I wanted to grow up to be a pro baseball player. It wasn’t about [...]

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

All I Really Need To Know About The Web I Learned In College

I still remember trying to connect my new Dell Inspiron 8000 laptop in my dorm room the first week of college (all the way back in ’99 – yikes) and having the nerdy dude on my floor help me figure out how to connect the Ethernet cable to the dongle to the computer. The first [...]

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Networking Works

I’ve had recent conversations with some of my friends who have expressed both their eagerness and frustration to advance their careers. In the current professional environment moving up often means moving on. Unfortunately, most people don’t have jobs that allow them to naturally explore career opportunities within their daily routine. Furthermore, it always seems to [...]

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

36 Hours In Dubai (Friend Post)

A buddy of mine wrote this very interesting and insightful email to a group of friends on his business trip to Dubai. Dubai often catches my interest in the News but until reading this I didn’t really understand what’s happening over there. The extreme wealth seems almost comical and US news reporting on anything Arab [...]