Getting nostalgic… about New York City

Soon it will be a year since I left New York!  As spring creeps up here, I'm beginning to miss those day-long trips to NYC! Aching for a change from the wintry whites and suburban life on Long Island, my escape to Manhattan with its urban cityscape used to provide me with all the forms … Continue reading Getting nostalgic… about New York City

Is it important to ask a web (2.0) site owner, “What’s your business model?”

We know, time will tell, and a method will evolve, later, rather than sooner! When any new product (read "social networking or, web 2.0 website") is 'soft-launched', it's very fashionable for tech trend followers to question right away, "So, what's their business model?". These people soon try to determine whether they're the next 'Google' (or … Continue reading Is it important to ask a web (2.0) site owner, “What’s your business model?”

I’m visiting NYC – What should I do?

Well, if you're not sure when you'll be here, here's my two cents worth. Last summer, I offered some of my Readers' Suggestions in the New York Times. Since then, much has changed on the economic scene, but some of these basic ways of enjoying a visit to New York City remain, regardless of the … Continue reading I’m visiting NYC – What should I do?

Automated Voice-Message Systems

"Aren't you bored in the burbs?" When someone asked me with unconcealed curiosity, I pondered awhile. On reflecting, I see this picture... While cooling my heels between jobs, As Marketing Consultant, Account Director, or a Project Manager; While I'm reeling from stumbles, Through vain attempts to have me humbled by upstarts at start-ups; Or again, … Continue reading Automated Voice-Message Systems