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The Unknown Zen About Steve Jobs

[ReviewAZON asin=”B0009NSCS0″ display=”inlinepost”]The death of Steve Jobs this week has been a devastating blow to the technology community.  As previously written, Steve Jobs was the driving creative force behind Apple Computers and impetus for some of its most innovative devices.  Jobs realized that people would need a computer in their home and they had to be able to use it, easily, without being a computer programmer.  In addition to computers, he revolutionized the way we listen and purchase music.  But what about the things we didn’t know about Steve Jobs?  Here are five fun facts about the brain behind Apple. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - October 8, 2011 at 11:00 pm

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Five Celebrities Lost To Pancreatic Cancer

[ReviewAZON asin=”1451648537″ display=”inlinepost”]Steve Jobs lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on October 5, 2011.  The 56-year old entrepreneur was responsible for the success of Apple Computers and redefining the way we purchase music and use our cell phones.  Steve Jobs was the strategic vision behind this computer giant and will be missed.  Pancreatic cancer has taken the lives of many of our celebrities.  Here is a tribute to five others who passed due to this deadly disease. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - October 6, 2011 at 2:58 pm

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How Steve Jobs Changed The World

[ReviewAZON asin=”1932841660″ display=”inlinepost”]Today’s post has been suggested by Brian Angelo, who writes the blog for The Cake Boutique Shop and has been a friend of mine for over thirty years.  Steve Jobs was a visionary and a creative genius; something that the world is truly lacking today.  Oftentimes people would equate him with “the other guy” and compare him to Bill Gates of Microsoft, but it was Jobs who helped to create some of the greatest technology innovations of our time.  Whether you use Apple products or not, there is no denying that Steve Jobs had an impact on how you see the world.  Here is a list of five of those inventions and how they changed all of our lives.  You will be missed, Steve. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - October 6, 2011 at 8:39 am

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5 Life Lessons The Empire Taught Me From Star Wars

Star WarsIt’s Star Wars Day (‘May the Fourth’ Be With You) and here is my dedication to those wonderful movies from my youth.  While Star Wars may be a fictional series of silver screen delight, I have learned many valuable lessons throughout the years from viewing the Empire and how it worked.  Sure, they are evil, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t contribute valuable life-lessons to the rest of us.  In each of these examples I’ve explained the points I learned and have summed it up at the end.  Have a great Star Wars Day and don’t party too hard on Cinco de Mayo – there is still The Revenge of the Sixth. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - May 4, 2011 at 10:52 am

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Five U.S. Companies That Are Defined By Their Founders

Walt DisneySome companies make a great product.  Others deliver a fantastic service.  However, they work behind the anonymity of a board of directors or a hidden ownership.  Then again, there are businesses out there that we identify by their founder or CEO.  These businesses have an edge over the others, in my opinion.  They come as close as the United States can to offering royalty.  You may like the person in charge or not, but they are the celebrity behind the company as much as the brand name.  Here are five of the people that stand out the most to me.  Do you know of any other examples? Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - February 23, 2011 at 9:42 pm

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Five Famous People Who Were Adopted

Adopted celebritiesWhen you think about the typical American family – a father, mother, two-and-a-half kids, and a dog – you think about success.  However, that magic formula doesn’t always hold true.  In the case of this list, these well-known celebrities were orphaned, fostered, or adopted.  Adversity – or lack of traditional family stability – didn’t hold these people back.  In fact, if nothing else, they used this experience to excel in their prospective fields.

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Posted by Jimm - January 4, 2011 at 7:48 pm

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